Convocation Series

An Evening with Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson

Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free, no ticket required
Location: Finney Chapel (directions)

The author of more than 40 works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, Wendell Berry has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors throughout a career dedicated to environmental awareness and the written word. His credits include the novel Hannah Coulter, the essay collections Citizenship Papers and The Way of Ignorance, and the poetry book Given: Poems.

Wes Jackson, PhD, established and served as chair of one of the country’s first environmental studies programs at California State University-Sacramento, then returned to his native Kansas to found the Land Institute in 1976, of which he is president. A leader in the international sustainable agriculture movement, Jackson has written several books, including Becoming Native to This Place, Consulting the Genius of the Place, and most recently Nature as Measure.

The Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee are sponsors of this Convocation.

Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry

Wes Jackson

Wes Jackson