april, 2021

14apr12:00 pmBook Talk with Catherine Coleman Flowers: iSEE Congress 2020

Event Details

Book title: “Waste: One Woman’s Fight against America’s Dirty Secret”

Discussion (and read ahead!): Participate in a round table with the author and other experts. We encourage all participants to read the book beforehand for a more lively discussion. You may purchase the book here; a link for an ebook version for campus will be available soon.

Roundtable Participants:

  • Mark Duey, Chief Programs Officer, Water for People (Denver-based nonprofit with international/global water outlook).
  • McKenzie Johnson, Assistant Professor of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Flowers bio: An environmental health researcher and writer, Flowers is the founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ) and a Senior Fellow for Environmental Justice & Civic Engagement at the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. An environmental activist bringing attention to the largely invisible problem of inadequate waste and water sanitation infrastructure in U.S. rural communities, she was selected as a MacArthur Fellow in 2020.

This event is one of four noon-hour lectures making up iSEE Congress 2021: The Future of Water.

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This is an iSEE Certified Green Event.


(Wednesday) 12:00 pm


Zoom Meeting


Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE)sustainability@illinois.edu