James Zachos

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7 p.m. 
PBK Lunch, Small Student Group Coffee, and Visiting Lecture

James C. Zachos is a professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Santa Cruz. Much of his research has centered on ocean, climate and carbon cycle dynamics during the past 65 million years, with a specific focus on periods of extreme warming and long-term climate change. His research is oriented toward identifying the mechanisms responsible for driving long and short-term changes in global climate. 


Ta-Nehisi Coates

The LaSells Stewart Center

Ta-Nehisi Coates is one of the most original and perceptive intellectual voices today. Coates is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Between the World and Me, and is a national correspondent for The Atlantic.

A former Village Voice writer, Coates is the Journalist in Residence at the School of Journalism at CUNY. He was previously the Martin Luther King Visiting Associate Professor at MIT, and has been awarded the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism. He is the winner of a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship.

Nora Morse

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Morse is an artist, poet and producer of films on Pueblo Indian culture who is best known for her work with clay and organic materials that speak to environmental, cultural and social practice issues. Her work, entitled "Always Becoming," is the first outdoor sculpture featured in Washington, D.C. that was created by an indigenous woman.