Author Talk: Ellen Meeropol reads from her novel Kinship of Clover on Thursday, 9/28, 7-9 p.m. Science and Engineering Library Lederle GRC Lowrise

“Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice around the Climate Crisis” Fall 2017 series

Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis is a collaborative community comprised of UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff working together to integrate the intellectual, emotional and spiritual dimensions of climate change.

Thursday, 9/28, 7-9 p.m. Science and Engineering Library Lederle GRC Lowrise 
Local author Ellen Meeropol G‘89 will read from her newest novel, Kinship of Clover. With deep activist roots she draws on her twin passions of medicine and social justice. Meeropol is the author of two other novels, On Hurricane Island (2015) and House Arrest (2011). On Hurricane Island was named a Massachusetts Must-Read Book for 2016 by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. Meeropol graduated from the Nursing program at UMass Amherst. 

Free and open to the public

CO-SPONSORS: Department of Environmental Conservation, Office of Civic Engagement and  Service-Learning, Paperbark Magazine, Psychology of Peace and Violence Program, and UMass Amherst Libraries.  ENDORSED BY: Biostead Initiative, Center for Counseling and Psychological Health, Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group, Eco-Rep Program, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Spiritual Ecology and Regenerative Systems Initiative, and UMass Climateers

 

Date: 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 19:00