Oregon Humanities Conversation Project
Your Land, My Land: Using and Preserving Oregon’s Natural Resources
Guest Speaker: Veronica Dujon, Professor of Sociology at Portland State University
This event is part of the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project, hosted by the Tower Theatre in Bend. Although 1000 Friends is not a cosponsor, we thought it would be interesting to our Central Oregon members and supporters.
Oregonians are known for a fierce sense of independence and a rugged individuality, qualities long associated with natural resource vocations such as logging, fishing, farming, and ranching. The state is also known for its progressive environmental policies. Our sense of connection to a place informs our values and our approaches to conflict over resource and land use in our communities. Veronica Dujon, professor of sociology at Portland State University—whose research focuses on gillnet fishermen on the Lower Columbia and the conflict over water rights in the Klamath Basin—invites you to consider the various meanings we in Oregon have come to attach to different places in the state and to explore how these attachments shape our desire both to use and to preserve our natural resources.
No tickets required.
Thursday, January 27, 2012, 6:00pm
Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend
For more information on this and other events at the Tower Theatre, visit http://www.towertheatre.org/tickets-and-events/Oregon_Humanities_Conversation_Project