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Thu. October 3rd 2013 - Thu. October 17th 2013 The Robert Bateman Centre

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Join us the Bateman Talks! A thought-provoking, three-part series exploring idea...
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Thu. October 3rd 2013 - Thu. October 17th 2013 The Robert Bateman Centre (All Ages)
7:00PM - 9:00PM Regular ticket prices apply
Opening: Thursday 3rd October 2013
Dr. Richard Pickard Senior Instructor Department of English, University of Victoria

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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
Senior Instructor
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
Paul Gilbert
Executive Director
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
Trevor Walker
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]
www.batemancentre.org

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The Robert Bateman Centre
470 Belleville Street Victoria
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