Join us the Bateman Talks! A thought-provoking, three-part series exploring ideas about our relationship with nature
Discover the focus of nature in recent pop culture, learn from personal tales of a four decade long friendship with Mr. Bateman, and explore our individualistic connections with nature.
October 3rd, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
Environmentalism and Popular Culture
Dr. Richard Pickard
Department of English, University of Victoria
It has been said that environmentalism is in trouble, even that the movement is failing. But has it failed, really, when it keeps showing up in pop culture, from movies like The Lorax or WALL-E, to novels like Margaret Atwoods Oryx & Crake?
October 10th, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
My Life With Bob, and The Building of the Bateman Foundation
The Bateman Foundation
Hear tales about one of Canada’s greatest environment heroes from former student, and now trusted collaborator, Paul Gilbert. The Bateman Foundation's Executive Director will share his experience as a student and friend of Bateman and provide a perspective on the worldwide nature movement and the role of the Bateman legacy within it.
October 17th, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
Natural Affinities: Ways That We Understand and Experience Nature
M.A. Environmental Education
University of Victoria
How do we discover meaningful connections to nature? This talk focuses on the individual’s conception of nature, whether that is Utilitarian, aesthetic, recreational, spiritual, scientific, or political.
6:45 PM Doors Open
7:00 PM Talk & Dialogue
8:00 PM Gallery Open for Viewing
Regular admissions rates apply. Book your spot at [email protected]