Professor William McKibben
Department of Environmental Studies
will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on September 27, 2003 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.
Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age
Professor McKibben achieved international prominence in 1989 with his pathbreaking book, The End of Nature, a powerful treatise on the state of the environment and the concomitant need for a fundamental change in human activity. In his latest book, the subject of his talk to The Vancouver Institute, Professor McKibben turns his attention to the threats posed to humankind by a broad array of new scientific advances, ranging from biotechnology to robotics and nanotech. Mr. McKibben is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, and The Atlantic Monthly.
Fall Program 2003
Sep 27, Oct 4, Oct 18, Oct 25, Nov 1, Nov 8, Nov 15, Nov 22, Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 13.