Ecofeminism and Environmental Perspectives with Dr. Heather Eaton

When and Where

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm


Dr. Heather Eaton


About the Seminar

This presentation will provide an overview of ecofeminism, with a focus on issues, insights and critiques that feminism brings to environmental perspectives and decision-making.

About the Speaker

Heather Eaton, Full Professor, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada: interdisciplinary Ph.D. in ecology, feminism and theology. Engaged in religious responses to the ecological crisis: the relationship among ecological, feminist and liberation theologies, and connections between religion and science. Committed to inter-religious responses to ecological crisis. Involved in conferences, workshops, teaching and publishing in these areas. Her authored and edited books include Advancing Nonviolence and Social Transformation: New Perspectives on Nonviolent Theories with Lauren Levesque (2016) The Intellectual Journey of Thomas Berry: Imagining the Earth Community (2014), Ecological Awareness: Exploring Religion, Ethics and Aesthetics, with Sigurd Bergmann (2011) Introducing Ecofeminist Theologies ( 2005), and Ecofeminism and Globalization: Exploring Religion, Culture, Context (2003) with Lois Ann Lorentzen, plus dozens of academic articles. She is on the board of the journal Worldviews: Global Religions, Environment and Culture, the steering committee of the Religion and Ecology session of the American Academy of Religion, and past president of the Canadian Theological Society. Recent work includes: a) the intersection of religion, science and ecology and specifically among evolution, Earth dynamics and religious imagination: b) peace and conflict studies on gender, ecology, religion: c) animal rights: d) Nonviolence.

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