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October 03, 2012 >>
|Wednesday, October 03|
Screening and Presentation of Emmy Award-Winning Film: Journey of the Universe
Screening of Emmy award winning film (50 minutes) followed by a discussion with PEI Visiting faculty, Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim. Tucker is co-author of a seminal book and Emmy Award-Winning film shown on PBS, Journey of the Universe. As a member of the Interfaith Partnership for the Environment at the United Nations since 1986, she is co-editor of books on ecological views of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Hinduism. Their remarks will weave a tapestry that draws together scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology, biology, ecology, and biodiversity with humanistic insights. From the Big Bang to the epic impact humans have on the planet today, this is the chance to ask two of the world’s foremost thinkers your most profound questions about the nature of the universe. For more information please visit www.journeyoftheuniverse.org.
Lewis Library, Room 120 · 7:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.