Movie: Unsettling Environmental Review, Wed., April 18, 12:30pm

Movie Screening

Photo by Garth Lenz.

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 12:30 p.m.

Location: Liu Multipurpose Room

About this event

Environmental review of projects such as Enbridge, Kinder Morgan and the Site C dam excludes or under-represents major areas of intangible value and commitment that are recognized in the ecological economics and ecosystem services literature as equally or more important than material values. The April 2017 SSHRC Connection Grant Pipelines and the poetics of place brought Indigenous spiritual people, natural and social scientists, artists, students of religion and residents of the Downtown Eastside into conversation on how to enable environmental review to receive and represent intangible values and commitments as coherently as they now present a narrow slice of traditional economic values. A 37 minute film of highlights from the 4-day event considers how Aboriginal and religious ceremony can help make processes physically, emotionally, spiritually and intellectually safer and more welcoming to all comers.