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Oregon Humanities Conversation Projects
#2. What We Want from the Wild
with Adam Davis, Conversation Leader










FREE DISCUSSION ABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH NATURE

Join us for this free event on Tuesday, November 1, 2016
at 7 pm at the Estacada Public Library.

Oregonians across the political spectrum place a high value on the diverse natural resources of our state, but we are divided about how these resources should be used and talked about. What do we want from nature? What do we understand nature to be, and how do we see ourselves fitting in? 

 This program is hosted by Estacada Area Arts Commission and 
sponsored by Oregon Humanities.




#3. Beyond Human? Science, Technology, and the Future of Human Nature
with Prakash Chenjeri, Conversation Leader










FREE DISCUSSION ABOUT HUMAN NATURE AND TECHNOLOGY

Join us for this free event on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
at 7 pm at the Estacada Public Library.

Throughout history religious scholars and philosophers have debated what makes humans unique in the animal kingdom. More recently, evolutionary biologists and cognitive scientists have contributed new thinking to our ideas about human nature. Has the essence of what it is to be human shifted over time? How might science and technology—such as recent rapid advances in bioengineering and other fields—challenge and reshape our understanding of what it means to be human?

 This program is hosted by Estacada Area Arts Commission and 
sponsored by Oregon Humanities.