Clarksville, Tennessee is fortunate to be the home to an educational facility such as Austin Peay State University. In addition to the economic benefits they bring, APSU is a significant cultural incubator for our community. There are several events coming up this week including a poetry reading, and a formal and informal panel discusion on environmental awareness.
8pm October 4th, 2006
Poetry Reading at the Kimbrough Building’s Gentry Auditorium. A book signing and reception will follow. It’s free and open to the public.
October 5th, 2006
12:45pm: Informal discussion on Environmental Awareness. Room 200 in the Claxton Building.
7:30pm: Panel Discussion on Environmental Awareness: “Stewards of the Earth: Robert Hass, Ben Namakin and local Tennesseans on the Environment”
- Lindsey Bland, executive director of the Red River Watershed Association
- David Evans, president of the Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association
- Dr. Joe Schiller, professor of biology at APSU
- Ben Namakin, an environmental educator from Micronesia
- Jeff Barrie, producer of the award-winning documentary, “Killowatt Ours”
- Dave Pelton, executive director of Clean Cities of Middle Tennessee Department
- Robert Hass, founding editor of River of Words
Moderator: Barry Kitterman, professor of English
A reception and book signing will follow the event.
Free and open to the public