Everything is Connected: Environment, Economy, Foreign Policy, Sustainability, Human Rights and Leadership in the 21st Century
March 2, 2011
Sheila Watt-Cloutier is a Canadian Inuit activist. She has been a political representative for Inuit at the regional, national and international levels, most recently as International Chair for Inuit Circumpolar Council. Sheila’s lecture was co-sponsored by the OSU Philosophy Department as part of the Ideas Matter Lecture Series.

Earth Democracy: Women, Justice, and Ecology
October 23, 2009
Vandana Shiva is the Director of The Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy. She was the recipient of the 1993 Right Livelihood Award, commonly known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize." A contributing editor to People-Centered Development Forum, she has also authored many books, including The Violence of the Green Revolution; Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge; and Monocultures of the Mind.

Environmental Degradation as a Human Rights Issue
March 5, 2009
Steven Vanderheiden is Associate Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He specializes in normative political theory and environmental politics. His book Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change won the 2009 Harold and Margaret Sprout award for the best book on international environmental politics. Steven’s lecture was co-sponsored by the OSU Philosophy Department as part of the Ideas Matter Lecture Series.