Lecture Title: “Listening Across Divides”
A vegan-turned-hunter, Tovar believes deeply in the importance of respecting ecological systems and our fellow creatures. As a consultant and educator, he is devoted to fostering insight and building conservation alliances in which diverse views are valued. Tovar is author of The Mindful Carnivore: A Vegetarian’s Hunt for Sustenance. His writing has been published in High Country News, Outdoor America, Utne Reader,and Northern Woodlands, among others. A doctoral candidate in communication at UMass-Amherst, he is currently researching Ojibwe and Euro-American hunters’ ways of talking about wolves in the western Great Lakes region.
Lecture Flyer: 2015 Resident Tovar Cerulli