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  • Sep 26, 2018 - 8:05pm
    Cristiano von Steinkirch de Oliveira, MSc Water Management and Governance UNESCO/IHE Delft, The Netherlands

    Understanding water problems as problems of justice, requires the process of politicization around the proposal for solutions. However, the water domain is often ruled by engineers and experts who claims that water problems are merely technical, and therefore politics should be kept aside. I have made a song to challenge this mainstream discourse. Reference: Zwarteveen, M. Z., & Boelens, R. (2014). Defining, researching and struggling for water justice: some conceptual building blocks for research and action. Water International, 39(2), 143-158. doi:10.1080/02508060.2014.891168

  • Sep 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
    Gary Grossman, PhD, University of Georgia (GA)

    Since 2012 I have used music as a pedagogical method in ecology classes. I began by writing and performing songs based on class materials including concepts, habitats, and species' biology and posting these videos on the web. This led to production of an ecology/evolution CD entitled Natural Voices ( Questionnaire results indicated that the music videos significantly improved attitudes towards class and studying.