The Stegner Center’s spring noon-hour Green Bag Series attracted both in-person and virtual attendees who joined the Stegner Center to hear from a diverse lineup of speakers about issues related to aridity from Arizona to Arabia, Bears Ears, Wallace Stegner as a young man, and the legacy of Stuart Udall.
The Series included the following presentations, which are available online, with the exception of the film on Stuart Udall, on the S.J. Quinney College of Law YouTube channel:
Arid Empires: The Entangled Fates of Arizona and Arabia
Natalie Koch, Author and Professor, Geography and the Environment Department, Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs
Corresponding with the Young Wallace Stegner
Anne E. Palmer, Ed.D. author of Years of Promise, the University of Utah’s A. Ray Olpin Years (1946-1964) and founding director of the University of Utah Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and directs the Aspen Rising Presidential Fellowship at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University
Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty
Film Screening and Q&A with filmmaker John de Graaf
The Stegner Center and Department of Communication partnered to present a screening of John De Graaf’s documentary: STEWART UDALL: THE POLITICS OF BEAUTY. The new 78-minute documentary celebrates the life and legacy of former Interior Secretary Stewart L. Udall, arguably the most effective environmentalist in American history. He fought tirelessly for the protection of our planet and its natural beauty and was the first public official to speak out about global warming.