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Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis

2019 Rothko Chapel Symposium
Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis
February 28 - March 2, 2019
at the Rothko Chapel and University of St. Thomas

Join us for the Rothko Chapel 2019 Symposium “Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis,” exploring the human impact of climate change, with special attention to those who live on the social, political and economic margins, and how communities are effectively addressing this global challenge. Online registration will open December 2018.

Keynote Speaker
Somini Sengupta, International Climate Reporter for The New York Times
Thursday, Feburary 28, 7pm


Somini Sengupta, The New York Times’s international climate reporter, tells the stories of communities and landscapes most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. A George Polk Award-winning foreign correspondent, she has reported from a Congo River ferry, a Himalayan glacier, the streets of Baghdad and Mumbai and many places in between. As The Times’s United Nations correspondent, she reported on global challenges from war to women's rights. Her first book, The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India's Young was published in 2016 by W.W. Norton. She grew up in India, Canada and the United States, graduating from the University of California at Berkeley.

 

Check back for more information on topics and presenters. Registration opens in December 2018. 

Saturday, March 2, 2019
5:00 PM