Lecture and Concert Series

William James: At Home in the Adirondacks

William James: At Home in the Adirondacks

WITH PAUL CROCE   MAY 29, 2018 AT 7 P.M.   KARP 105   FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC     For William James, nature brought together body and soul. His deepest flights of mind in psychology, philosophy, and religious studies emerged during his time in nature. And he was most at home in Keene Valley, NY, in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondacks.   PAUL CROCE PROFESSOR OF HISTORY STETSON UNIVERSITY RECENT PAST PRESIDENT OF THE WILLIAM JAMES SOCIETY AUTHOR OF SCIENCE AND RELIGION IN THE ERA OF WILLIAM JAMES AND YOUNG WILLIAM JAMES...

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46ers Panel Discussion

46ers Panel Discussion

46ers Panel Discussion with Phil Corell and Tony Goodwin   free and open to the public   Old Chapel Union College Monday May 14, 2018 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. This Year the 46ers celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first ascent of Bob and George Marshall and their guide, Herb Clark, as they began their efforts toward their goal of climbing the 46 peaks over 4,000 feet in New York State. Join Phil Corell and Tony Goodwin as they discuss the past and future of the challenge.   Tony Goodwin has had a long career in the Adirondacks, starting with an ascent of Cascade in 1955 and...

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Jefferson Project Update 2018

Jefferson Project Update 2018

  Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 7:00 p.m. | Olin 115   The Jefferson Project is a collaboration between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, IBM, and The FUND for Lake George that studies the past, present, and potential future states of Lake George. Jefferson Project findings will feed back into improved decision and policy making in an effort to preserve this incredible resource. This presentation will provide an update of the project with discussion of specific use cases and analyses of new data.   This event is free and open to the public....

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Attachment Bonds and Wild Places

Attachment Bonds and Wild Places

Attachment Bonds and Wild Places with Jillmarie Murphy, PhD Associate Professor of English, Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies   Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:00 in Reamer Auditorium Refreshments from 6:30 This event is free and open to the public.   This talk will focus on both the material and immaterial bonds that humans develop to place, specifically the variety of attachments humans develop to wilderness places, such as the Adirondack Mountains.  ...

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Environmental Justice & Racism in the Food System

Environmental Justice & Racism in the Food System

  Leah Penniman January 30, 2018, 12:45- 1:45 Reamer Auditorium   This event is sponsored by the Kelly Adirondack Center, the Multicultural Affairs Office, and the Sustainability Office.   It is free and open to the public!   For more information on Leah Penniman and Soul Fire please visit their website.  ...

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“Pioneering Peak-bagger Bob Marshall” with Phil Brown

“Pioneering Peak-bagger Bob Marshall” with Phil Brown

When Bob and George Marshall began their quest to become the first to conquer New York’s highest peaks with Herb Clark almost a century ago, they never could have imagined that in the next 100 years over 10,000 hikers would literally follow in their footsteps. Join us as Phil Brown shares his thoughts on the life and philosophy of this great champion of Wilderness. Phil Brown is the longtime editor of the Adirondack Explorer, a nonprofit newsmagazine with a focus on outdoor recreation and environmental protection. He is also the editor of Bob Marshall in the Adirondacks: Writings of a...

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