Join Barnard College professors Deborah Coen and Martin Stute, and The New York Times' Andrew Revkin, as they explore how societies cope with natural disasters. Please share this information with anyone who may want to attend this free event.
From front page news to scientific journals, there is no denying that the modern world remains vulnerable
to natural disasters. But how have understandings of these forces changed over time, and how have
past experiences shaped today’s responses to disasters? Join Barnard professors Deborah Coen and Martin Stute, and The New York Times'Andrew Revkin, as they explore the relationship of eyewitness experiences to expert knowledge and to government and community response. How will societies attempt to cope with the inevitable natural disasters of the future?