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Ideas & Images: Scholars and Artists in Residence

The Flagler College Ideas & Images series offers lectures and readings from a variety of renowned scholars, artists, and authors.

Location information - All lectures below will be held in the Lewis Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Lectures are free and open to the public.

2016 - 2017 Schedule

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Fall 2016

David GuggenheimTuesday, November 15, 2016
David E. Guggenheim, Ph.D.
President, Ocean Doctor and
Director, Cuban Conservancy
Washington, D.C.
“A Living Time Machine: Cuba’s Remarkable Ocean Ecosystems and the Hope They Offer Florida and the World”
Mary Werner DeNadaiTuesday, November 15, 2016
Mary Werner DeNadai, FAIA
John Milner Architects, Inc.
Chadds Ford, PA
“Hemingway in Havana”

Spring 2017

Allen White
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Allen White, Ph.D.
Vice President, Corporate Redesign, Tellus Institute
Co-Founder, Global Reporting Initiative
Co-Founder, Director, Corporation 2020
Boston, MA
“Business as a Force for Good”
Brian GoekenThursday, February 9, 2017
Brian Goeken
Chief, Technical Preservation Services
National Park Service
Washington, D.C.
“Preserving our Built Heritage in the 21st Century: Addressing Contemporary Challenges”
Paul SutterWednesday, March 22, 2017
Paul Sutter, Ph. D.
2016 Carson Fellow, Rachel Carson Center for Environment & Society
Professor of History
University of Colorado – Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
“Automobiles, National Parks, and the Origins of Modern Wilderness Advocacy”

Previous Ideas & Images Events

  • Summer 2016

    Summer 2016

    July 18-22, 2016

    MMM4  Mangrove & Macrobenthos Meeting

    St. Augustine sits right at the edge of the northern limit of mangroves in Florida with climate change allowing them to expand further and further northward. This is a major topic of research from many mangrove ecologists around the world, include many scientists in Florida.

    Host Site: Flagler College

    Conference Director:  Ilka C. Feller, Ph.D., Insect Ecologist

    Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

    Todd Osborne, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biogeochemistry

    The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, University of Florida, St. Augustine

    Confirmed Partners:  United States Geological Survey, Florida Atlantic University, Coastal Resources Group

    Dr. Feller and others will make public presentations during the conference as part of the community relations initiative.

    NOTE:  Dates and presentation topics are subject to change

    July 20, 2016

    Dr. Ilka C. (Candy) Feller, scientist with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, will discuss effects of climate change on St. Augustine flora.

    7 p.m. Flagler Room

  • Spring 2016

    Spring 2016

    Tuesday, January 26, 2016

    “Our Coastal Heritage: Communities Tackling Rising Seas”

    Brenda Ekwurzel, Ph.D., Senior Climate Scientist, Climate & Energy Program, Union of Concerned Scientists

    Wednesday, February 10, 2016

    “Planning for Resilience to Sea Level Rise in the Matanzas Basin”

    Kathryn Frank, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    “The Importance of the Past in Responding to Climate Change”

    Marcy Rockman, Ph.D., Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator for Cultural Resources, National Park Service

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Climate Change and Cultural Resources Panel (Title TBD)

    “Weather it Together:  Protecting our Historic Seaport”
    Lisa Craig, Planner, Chief of Historic Preservation, City of Annapolis

    “Planning for Cultural Resource Climate Change Impacts”
    Adrienne Burke, J.D., Community Development Director, City of Fernandina Beach, Florida

    “Sea Level Rise and Local Government Responses:  Lessons from the Florida Keys”
    Jason Evans, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Stetson University

  • Fall 2015
    John Englander

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015         

    “Rising Seas: Historical Context and Cultural Impact"

    John Englander, Founder, Rising Seas Group and former CEO, The Cousteau Society

    Newsom Lee Anne

    Wednesday, October 7, 2015    

    "Shifting Baselines: Archaeological Insights into Florida's Biodiversity, Climate Variability, and Sea Level Rise"

    Lee Ann Newsroom, Ph.D., John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellow and Associate Professor of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University

    Struan SmithWednesday, November 18, 2015   

    “Climate Change:  A Mid-Ocean Perspective from Bermuda”

    Struan R. (Robbie) Smith, Ph.D., Curator, Natural History Museum, Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo


Margaret Domini 

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