Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Extra Credit Opportunity for HUM 221/ENG 102 Students: Vandana Shiva (2/27)
World-renowned environmental leader and advocate for bio-ethics, eco-feminism, and bio-diversity Vandana Shiva will speak at 7:30 tonight in Carrick Theater at Transylvania University on violent economic reforms and the growing violence against women. Born in India, Shiva is a Director of the Research Foundation on Science, Technology, and Ecology and the author of many books, including "Staying Alive" and "Soil Not Oil.” She is a leader in the International Forum on Globalization and recipient of the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize and the Sydney Peace Prize for her commitment to social justice. Free and open to the public.