Talking Like a Mountain: Climate, Nature and the Futures We Represent

Dr. Mark Meisner, Executive Director of the International Environmental Communication Association, will deliver a keynote lecture at the Undergraduate Communication Research Conference.

Date & Time:

Friday, April 26, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM



James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus

Dr. Meisner is the executive director of the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA) and has experience as a teacher, editor, information technology consultant, media analyst, and administrator of cultural programmes. His areas of expertise include environmental communication, information technology, media, climate change / global warming, sustainability, environmental ethics, and environmental affairs generally. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from Queen's University at Kingston, as well as Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Environmental Studies from York University in Toronto.

The annual Undergraduate Communication Research Conference is sponsored by the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of St. Thomas. It is designed as a celebration of undergraduate research in all areas of the communication discipline, bringing together students and faculty from colleges and universities of the upper Midwest. Additional information is available on the conference website

  • Registration deadline: April 15, 2019
  • Conference fee: $45 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)


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