Earth Week at Sewanee April 21-28


Earth Week at Sewanee will be marked by speakers, film screenings, a creek cleanup, art show, and more. See the schedule below.

Sunday, April 21
7:30 p.m., Gailor Auditorium
Sustainability House film screening of “The Island President”

Monday, April 22
3:30 p.m., Harris Commons in Spencer Hall
Earth Day
Earth Week Kickoff Coffee Hour, sponsored by the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

4:30 p.m., Convocation Hall
Friends of the Library talk on the 100th Anniversary of Hudson Stuck’s ascent of Denali

7 p.m., Gailor Auditorium
A lecture by author Dr. James Hunt, Restless Fire: Young John Muir’s Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf 1867-1868

Tuesday, April 23
5-7 p.m., Convocation Hall
Sustainability House project presentations

5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sewanee Union Theater
ERs present “Planet Earth” screenings

Wednesday, April 24
6:30 p.m., Convocation Hall
“Lens and Landscape” dinner and art reception

Thursday, April 25
2 p.m., meet at GreenHouse
GreenHouse presents “Clean Up of Barnes Branch Creek”

4:30 p.m., Convocation Hall
“The Moth and the Milky Way: In Search of the Obvious in Nature and Art,” talk by Jonathan Meiburg, C’97

Friday, April 26
1-4 p.m., Harris Commons in Spencer Hall
Scholarship Sewanee

Saturday, April 27
12 noon, GreenHouse
Clothing swap

1 p.m.-1 a.m., Lake Cheston Amphitheater
Sewaneroo, featuring Shearwater, Star and Micey, Hotel Oscar, and many more!

Sunday, April 28
12:30 p.m., the Quad
Sewanee-Haiti Partnership for Carbon Sequestration fundraiser lunch

3-5 p.m., Spencer Hall lawn and Harris Commons
Environmental art show


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Listing of both today’s and tomorrow’s events at Sewanee: The University of the South.
Tree City: Arbor Day Celebration
Equestrian: ANRC Nationals
Rwanda: Twenty Years After and Global Prospects of Conflict Resolution
Dr. William S. Stoney, C’50, at the Friends of the Library
Final Polish Table of the Semester
Fifth annual Jazz Night
On The Verge
At the SUT: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Presentation of IGS Honors Theses
Biology Honors Thesis Talks
Cand’te Talk: “Suicide and Self-Injurious Behavior: What Student Affairs Professionals Need to Know”
Track and Field: SAA Championships
Equestrian: ANRC Nationals
Scholarship Sewanee
Softball: Birmingham-Southern (SAA Tournament)
Baseball: Birmingham-Southern (SAA Tournament)
Men’s Lacrosse: Birmingham-Southern (SAA Tournament)
Watson Fellow information session with Blair Barrows, C’12
A Thousand Lives: Face the Difference
Honors Presentation: Emmy Faison
Organ recital by Parks Greene
At the SUT: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Sewanee Symphony and Sewanee Chorale present “The Sounds of Broadway”
On The Verge