Vancouver Island University

  • Nanaimo, BC Canada

Scenes From The Anthropocene

The Arts and Humanities, The Theatre Department, ACER (Awareness of Climate Change Through Education and Research), and the Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee present "Scenes from the Anthropocene," a free public reading:

4:30 –  5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24 in the Malaspina Theatre, followed by an information session with experts on hand from the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Produced and directed by Nelson Gray, "Scenes from the Anthropocene" is a cross-faculty, interdisciplinary initiative bringing together the arts & sciences, with readers from English, Creative Writing, Theatre, First Nations Studies and Mathematics as well as students and community actors from diverse cultural backgrounds reading scenes, monologues and spoken word poems from seven different countries.

One of over 100 theatre events occurring worldwide to raise awareness about climate change in the days leading up to COP21--the Paris Climate Conference in December.

The Playwrights:

Deborah Asiimwe, Catherine Banks, Chantal Bilodeau, Amina Henry, Naomi Iizuka, Neil Labute, Deb Laufer, Kevin Loring, and Abhishek Majumbar.