Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Wednesday's Westheimer Peace Symposium to Focus on Water Issues

Water, the lifeblood of the Earth and all living things, will take center stage as Wilmington College presents the 21st annual Westheimer Peace Symposium Wednesday (Oct. 19). This year’s theme is “WaterCARE: Conservation, Access, Responsibility, Equality.”

The all-day event will include Charles Fishman presenting “The New Age of Water: Re-Imagining How We Use Water, and How We Think About It” at 10 a.m.; Dr. Aaron Wolf, “Healing the Enlightenment Rift: Rationality, Spirituality and Shared Waters,” 1:15 p.m.; Wilmington College Chorale, “Water Song,” 2:45 p.m.; the showing of the film "Gasland," 3:45 p.m.; and Chad Pregracke, “Helping to Clean America’s Rivers,” 7:30 p.m. 

All presentations will be held in the Hugh G. Heiland Theatre in Boyd Cultural Arts Center with the exception of the showing of "Gasland," which will be held in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center. The symposium is free of charge.

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