Noted author and environmental sciences reporter for The Seattle Times, Lynda Mapes, has been named the 2018 Writer in Residence at Peninsula College, and will attend several events on campus and around the community next week.
“Residents of the North Olympic Peninsula, visitors to Olympic National Park and influentials across the state should take note of her deep expertise in a time of global climate change,” PC Journalism Professor Rich Riski said.
Mape’s Writer in Residence schedule will be as follows:
- 10:00 a.m. Reception, Peninsula College, PUB J- 47
- 1:30 p.m. KONP Radio interview (konp.com)
- 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Nature Writing in the Anthropocene, Maier Hall E330
- 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Culture of Old Growth/Tribal Stewards, Elwha Native Heritage Center
- 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Elwha River Hike, Elwha River Bridge (west side)
- 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Elwha Dam Removal and Transformation
- 12:35 Studium Generale: “Witness Tree: What the Life of a Single, 100-year-old Oak Tells us About Climate Change,” Little Theater
- 1:30 – 5:00 p.m. Film screening “Awake,” A story of Activism at Standing Rock followed by a discussion with Dr. Helen Lovejoy, and guests Vanessa Castle and Mapes’ first-hand accounts, Keegan Hall M125
For more information contact Rich Riski at email@example.com.