Emergence Magazine

Events

We host a variety of online and in-person programs and events featuring Emergence staff and contributors, aimed at providing a space where our wider community can connect through the power of story and explore the connections between culture, ecology, and spirituality. We are excited about finding creative ways to engage with you through our online book club, workshops, immersive leadership courses, gallery installations, conversations with contributors, and live pop-up events.

Writing Beyond the Environment: Emergence Nature Writing Course 2.0 (Closed)
Workshop

Writing Beyond the Environment: Emergence Nature Writing Course 2.0 (Closed)

with staff writer Chelsea Steinauer-Scudder

Workshop
April 4, 2021 – 
June 16, 2021
Workshop
This six-part course seeks to expand our understanding of nature writing as both a genre and a practice. We will welcome four guest writers—including award-winning authors Scott Russell Sanders, Bathsheba Demuth, Jake Skeets, and Gina Rae La Cerva.
A Deep Dive into Spiritual Ecology: Part 2 (Closed)
Workshop

A Deep Dive into Spiritual Ecology: Part 2 (Closed)

with Amrita Bhohi; featuring Chelsea Steinauer-Scudder, David Abram, and Kalyanee Mam

Workshop
April 22, 2021 –
May 13, 2021
Workshop
This four-part course invites participants to further explore the evolving philosophy of spiritual ecology and its core values of interconnectedness, reverence, service, and stewardship.
The Cultural Healing Power of Food
Online Event

The Cultural Healing Power of Food

with Kalyanee Mam, Lisa Lee Herrick, and Rowen White

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Online Event
April 23, 2021
Online Event
Emergence contributors discuss the cultural power of food, the memories encoded within seeds, histories of migration and displacement, and recipes passed down through generations.
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Finding the Mother Tree
Online Event

Finding the Mother Tree

with Suzanne Simard and David G. Haskell

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Online Event
May 7, 2021
Online Event
Suzanne Simard, a pioneering scientist who has changed the way we understand forest ecosystems, sits down with David G. Haskell to discuss her highly anticipated first book, Finding the Mother Tree (Knopf).
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RISING: Dispatches from the New American Shore
Book Club

RISING: Dispatches from the New American Shore

by Elizabeth Rush

Book Club
May 13, 2021 – June 1, 2021
Book Club
For the month of May, the Emergence book club will read Elizabeth Rush’s book RISING: Dispatches from the New American Shore, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
A Deep Dive into Spiritual Ecology: Part 1 (Full)
Workshop

A Deep Dive into Spiritual Ecology: Part 1 (Full)

with Spiritual Ecology facilitator Amrita Bhohi

Workshop
June 13, 2021 –
July 11, 2021
Workshop
This four-part course offers a deep dive into the emerging field of spiritual ecology: an evolving philosophy that is rooted in the understanding that ecological, cultural, and spiritual renewal are interdependent.

PAST EVENTS

Archived recordings of our previous events—including our contributor conversation series and book club webinars with the authors—are available below.

Past events
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