English faculty and authors Jay Ponteri and Natalie Serber and will give readings and talks at universities in Oregon, Washington and New Mexico this winter.
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.