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RCR – IAS Thursdays Dec 5 2013: Sawyer Seminar “Making the Mississippi”


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Principal Investigators Kat Hayes, Pat Nunnally and Ann Waltner discuss the 2014-15 Mellon Foundation funded Sawyer Seminar.

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The IAS will convene an interdisciplinary Sawyer Seminar, “Making the Mississippi: Formulating new water narratives for the 21st century and beyond,” to develop a new intellectual framework and supporting narratives to theorize new ways of thinking about water systems. The faculty seminar and parallel public lecture series will take place during 2014-15, with bi-weekly seminar speakers alternating between local experts and visiting scholars.

“We’ll gather people from across the region and around the country to engage in a broad-based conversation of what the Mississippi River means and how that meaning is (or can be) part of discussions as different as Corps of Engineers policy, local place-based art installations, and course work for students.”

The John E. Sawyer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in honor of the third president of the foundation.

Nunnally is teaching a course spring 2014 enitled “Making the Mississippi”–it’s Landscape Architecture 3514//5514.  It meets the Civic Life and Ethics Liberal Education Requirement.

 

This event was designated by the Office of the Vice President for Research to satisfy the Awareness/Discussion component of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) continuing education requirement.
This discussion occurred Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 4:00 pm in 125 Nolte.

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3 Comments

  1. Minneapolis RiverCurrent – November 26, 2013 | Webber CamdenDecember 2, 2013 at 11:31 amReply

    […] The River Life program invites you to join them for a program at which Principal Investigators Kat Hayes, Pat Nunnally and Ann Waltner will discuss the 2014-15 Mellon foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar. The University of Minnesota’s Institute for Advanced Study will convene an interdisciplinary Sawyer Seminar, “Making the Mississippi: Formulating new water narratives for the 21st century and beyond,” to develop a new intellectual framework and supporting narratives to theorize new ways of thinking about water systems. The faculty seminar and parallel public lecture series will take place during 2014-15, with bi-weekly seminar speakers alternating between local experts and visiting scholars. The goal is to gather people from across the region and around the country to engage in a broad-based conversation of what the Mississippi River means and how that meaning is (or can be) part of discussions as different as Corps of Engineers policy, local place-based art installations and course work for students. For information:http://ias.umn.edu/2013/12/05/thurs-dec-5/. […]

  2. Minneapolis RiverCurrent – November 26, 2013 | Folwell Neighborhood AssociationDecember 2, 2013 at 11:25 amReply

    […] The River Life program invites you to join them for a program at which Principal Investigators Kat Hayes, Pat Nunnally and Ann Waltner will discuss the 2014-15 Mellon foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar. The University of Minnesota’s Institute for Advanced Study will convene an interdisciplinary Sawyer Seminar, “Making the Mississippi: Formulating new water narratives for the 21st century and beyond,” to develop a new intellectual framework and supporting narratives to theorize new ways of thinking about water systems. The faculty seminar and parallel public lecture series will take place during 2014-15, with bi-weekly seminar speakers alternating between local experts and visiting scholars. The goal is to gather people from across the region and around the country to engage in a broad-based conversation of what the Mississippi River means and how that meaning is (or can be) part of discussions as different as Corps of Engineers policy, local place-based art installations and course work for students. For information:http://ias.umn.edu/2013/12/05/thurs-dec-5/.  […]

  3. SharonAugust 27, 2013 at 11:26 amReply

    What will be along the banks of the Mississippi in 300 years?

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