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Program

Dorothy Schwartz Forum

An annual event where science, art, and the humanities meet.

Contact

Anne Schlitt
Assistant Director
(207) 773-5051

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Dorothy Schwartz Forum

Susanne Moser

Podcast | Susanne Moser | The Hard Work of Hope: Sustenance in Times of Climate Change

Speaking at the Dorothy Schwartz Forum on Art, Science, and the Humanities on October 24, 2015,  Susanne Moser discusses the importance of hope in confronting climate change. Susanne’s work focuses on adaptation to climate change, vulnerability, resilience, climate change communication, social change, decision support and the interaction between scientists, policy-makers and the public. She is a geographer by… Read more

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Thomas Tracy

Podcast | Thomas Tracy | Climate Change as a Moral Challenge

Speaking at the Dorothy Schwartz Forum on Art, Science, and the Humanities on October 24, 2015,  Thomas F. Tracy, Philipps Professor of Religious Studies at Bates College, discusses moral challenges in confronting climate change. Professor Tracy’s research focuses on issues in philosophy of religion and theology, and to a lesser degree, on topics in applied ethics, particularly… Read more

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Podcast | Don Dearborn: How Darwin’s Mind Worked

  This episode of the Maine Humanities Council’s Humanities on Demand podcast series is a recording of the talk “How Darwin’s Mind Worked,” by Don Dearborn. His lecture was part of the first annual Dorothy Schwartz Forum on Art, Science, and the Humanities. It was held on November 15th, 2014, and focused on the topic… Read more

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Bernd Heinrich Why Darwin Matters

Podcast | Why Darwin Matters: A Q & A with Bernd Heinrich

  This episode of the Maine Humanities Council’s Humanities on Demand podcast series features a Q&A with biologist, writer, and runner Bernd Heinrich. The talk was recorded during the first annual Dorothy Schwartz Forum on Art, Science, and the Humanities, held on November 15th, 2014, at the University of New England’s Portland Campus. It focused… Read more

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Podcast Janet Browne

Podcast | Janet Browne: Darwin Revisited in the 21st Century

This episode of the Maine Humanities Council’s Humanities on Demand podcast series is a recording of the talk “Darwin Revisited in the 21st Century,” by Janet Browne. Her lecture was part of the first annual Dorothy Schwartz Forum on Art, Science, and the Humanities. It was held on November 15th, 2014, and focused on the… Read more

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Christoph Irmscher

Podcast | Christoph Irmscher | Darwin and Agassiz: How Two Scientists Saw the Galapagos So Differently

This episode of the Maine Humanities Council’s ‘Humanities on Demand’ podcast series is a recording from the first annual Dorothy Schwartz Forum on Art, Science, and the Humanities. It was held on November 15th, 2014, and focused on the topic “Why Darwin Matters.” Christoph Irmscher is a biographer of Louis Agassiz, a contemporary opponent of Charles… Read more

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