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Scott Russell Sanders, author and distinguished professor of
English at Indiana University, will speak on September 21, 2005 as
part of the fall semester's UN Decade of Education for Sustainable
Development Speaker Series. He will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. in
Room 158 of the Natural Resources building, and his topic will be:
"Teaching for the Seventh Generation:
A Conservationist's Manifesto"

A highly recognized teacher, writer, and thinker; Sanders is visiting
Michigan State for the second time. He has written many novels,
short stories, essays, and children's books; and has also received
numerous awards. His essays have been selected for the "Best
American Essays" four times. His most recent books are Hunting
for Hope (1998), The Country of Language (1999), and The Force
of Spirit(2000). "A Conservationist's Manifesto" was first published in Coming to Land in a Troubled World
(2003). The work of Sanders has been recognized with the Associated
Writing Programs Award in Creative Non-Fiction. This includes his
pieces entitled Writing from the Center, Center Staying Put, The Paradise
of Bombs, and Secrets of the Universe. In addition, Sanders has
received the Kenyon Review Award for Literary Excellence, the
Great Lakes Book Award, and the Ohioana Book Award.
His writing appears regularly in the Georgia Review, Orion, Audubon,
and a number of anthologies. He has been awarded fellowships
from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the
Arts, and the Lilly Endowment. Sanders has also recently been the
subject of a video from the Lannan Foundation, and he has been
interviewed by The Fourth Genre, The Kenyon Review, The Sun,
and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
This visit is sponsored by the MSU Offi ce of Campus Sustainability, the University
Committee for a Sustainable Campus, the Bailey Scholars Program, the Sustainable
Michigan Endowed Project, Environmental Science and Public Policy program, the Deep Lake Institute, and the Michigan DNR
Environmental Leadership Program.
September 21, 2005
7:30 P.M.
Room 158
Natural Resources
This event is

and open to
the public!

Terry Link, Director
Office of Campus Sustainability
Michigan State University
15 Olds Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
1-517-355-1751 (Phone/fax)

One planet, one family, one future

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