Julian Aguon at the 41st Annual E.F. Schumacher Lectures
LOCATIONVirtual (Schumacher Center for a New Economics)
DATE / TIME
Oct 24, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
UTC/GMT -04:00 - America/New_York
On Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 3 PM EDT, Julian Aguon will deliver the 41st Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture, titled “Felled by Beauty: Guam and the End of American Empire.” Aguon will be introduced by renowned author Naomi Klein, and, following his lecture, will be joined by respondent Lisa Linda Natividad and host Jodie Evans for a question and answer period.
Aguon is an activist lawyer and writer from Guam and the author of the acclaimed new book, The Properties of Perpetual Light. He is the visionary behind Blue Ocean Law, a progressive firm that works at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice. He serves on the Council of Progressive International—a global collective that launched in May 2020 to mobilize progressive forces around the world behind a shared vision of social justice.
The virtual lecture and Q&A will be free to all registered in advance. To learn more and register, visit https://centerforneweconomics.org/events/41st-annual-e-f-schumacher-lectures/.
About the Schumacher Center for a New Economics
Founded in 1980 the Schumacher Center for a New Economics works to envision the elements of a just and regenerative global economy; undertakes to apply these elements in its home region of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts; and then develops the educational programs to share the results more broadly, thus encouraging replication. www.centerforneweconomics.org.
About the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures
Established in 1981, the collected Schumacher Center Lectures capture some of the most visionary voices that speak to the urgent need to transform our economic, social, and cultural systems in ways that support both the planet and its citizens. The first Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures were delivered in 1981 by Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson, and Hazel Henderson.