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Bill McKibben-Photograph by Nancie Battaglia

Bill McKibben: Time Intrudes

Lectures and Book Signings

  • Friday, June 17, 2022
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • West Building Lecture Hall

Registration is required.

Bill McKibben, author, educator, and activist  

Bill McKibben is a contributing writer to the New Yorker and a founder of Third Act, which organizes people over the age of 60 to work on climate and racial justice. He founded the first global grassroots climate campaign, 350.org, and serves as the Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont. He has been awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the alternative Nobel; the Gandhi Peace Award; and honorary degrees from 19 colleges and universities. He has written over a dozen books about the environment—from The End of Nature (1989) to the forthcoming The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened

Held in conjunction with American Silence: The Photographs of Robert Adams, on view May 29–October 2, 2022. McKibben shares his insights into climate change and how to grapple with it.

Book signing follows of The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened.