Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., on the dangers of hydrofracking
Wednesday April 18, 7:30 pm
Hunt Union Ballroom SUNY ONEONTA
SUNY Oneonta’s Red Dragon Reading Series presents Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., in a special Earth Week lecture on the dangers of hydrofracking in Upstate New York. Ecologist, author, and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, is an internationally recognized authority on the environmental links to cancer and human health. The Sierra Club has heralded Steingraber as “the new Rachel Carson,” and, indeed, she is a recipient of the Rachel Carson Leadership Award, as well as the Heinz Award; the Hero Award from the Breast Cancer Fund; and the Environmental Health Champion Award from Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles.
Her critically acclaimed books include Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment; Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis; Having Faith: An Ecologist’s Journey to Motherhood; and Post-Diagnosis.
The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.
For more information, contact George Hovis (436-2571) or Ruth Carr (436-3446).
For directions to campus, go to www.oneonta.edu/a/directions
This event is made possible by the generous support of the SUNY Oneonta Office of the President, the Department of English, the Student-Association-funded Environmental Activism Club, Hunt Union, College Union Activities Council, Residential Life, the Department of Geography, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.