Paul Sutinen, director of art programs, will join local artists, critics and scholars for a discussion on Clement Greenberg's Avant-Garde and Kitsch at the Blackfish Gallery on April 19, 2014.
Dr. Dina Hartzell, human sciences and interdisciplinary studies faculty member, will speak at Nature, Health and Ecology: A Forum on Well-Being and the Environment at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland on June 1, 2013.
Her presentation, Vital Relations: Nature, Matter and Human Health, will review human relationships with matter through a mytho-psychological lens in an attempt to draw nearer to collective human/nature wellness.
The United Nations Environment Program Regional Office of North America has selected the city of Portland to host this year's World Environment Day. Nature, Health and Ecology: A Forum on Well-Being and the Environment is a World Environment Day event sponsored by NCNM's Traditional Roots Institute.