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HAST Evening Lecture: The Emotional Lives of Animals: Compassionate Conservation and Rewilding Our Hearts" featuring Marc Bekoff
Event Type:Featured Event
Location:Casa Loma Room
Monday, September 30, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
University of Redlands Events
Leela MadhavaRau
Marc Bekoff, Ph.D. is a former Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. He won many awards for his scientific research including the Exemplar Award from the Animal Behavior Society and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Marc's main areas of research include animal behavior, cognitive ethology (the study of animal minds), behavioral ecology and compassionate conservation. 

Marc has written more than 200 articles, numerous books, and has edited three encyclopedias. His books include the Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, The Ten Trusts (with Jane Goodall), the Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships, The Emotional Lives of Animals, Animals Matter, Animals at Play: Rules of the Game (a children's book), Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals (with Jessica Pierce), The Animal Manifesto: Six Reasons For Increasing Our Compassion Footprint, Ignoring Nature No More: The Case For Compassionate Conservation, and Jasper's Story: Saving Moon Bears (with Jill Robinson). In 2005 Marc was presented with The Bank One Faculty Community Service Award for the work he has done with children, senior citizens, and prisoners. In 2009 he was presented with the St. Francis of Assisi Award by the New Zealand SPCA. More information may be found at Marc’s website: www.literati.net/authors/marc-bekoff.
Co-sponsors for this event are Campus Diversity and Inclusion, The Convocation Series, the office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Philosophy, the Johnston Program and Women's and Gender Studies.
This event is free and open to the public. Visuals will begin befor the lecture at 6:30 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and the author will be available after the lecture to sign them.
For more information please conatct kathie jenni at kathie_jenni@redlands.edu or call 909-748-8285.
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