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Sustainable Futures: "Ecovillages"

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As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Dr. Karen Litfin will present “Ecovillages: Integrating Ecology, Economy, Community and Consciousness.”

Karen Litfin has been on the Political Science and Environmental Studies faculty at the University of Washington since 1991. Her books include Ozone Discourses: Science and Politics in Global Environmental Cooperation (Columbia University Press, 1994) and The Greening of Sovereignty (MIT Press, 1998). In her research and teaching, she integrates cognitive, emotive, and practical dimensions of sustainability. Her newest book, based upon travels to ecovillages around the world, is Ecovillages: Lessons for Sustainable Community (Wiley, 2013). This talk is part of Karen’s book tour.

The Sustainable Futures Speaker Series is presented by the Environment & Community Graduate Program and the Schatz Energy Research Center.

The presentation will take place Monday, February 24, at 5:30 p.m. in BSS 162 (Native Forum) on the HSU campus.

Humboldt State University