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Saturday, October 21 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
What Value Emotions? Toward Human, Social & Political Healing
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What are the emotional underpinnings of the divides we're experiencing in our nation, and how might exploring them help us to heal? How might understanding emotions and empathy help us approach vulnerable people more effectively, as well as improve all our relations? Join Arlie Russell Hochschild, renowned sociologist, author of Strangers in Their Own Land, and Karla McLaren, social scientist, author of The Language of Emotions, to explore the value of this much-maligned human capacity, in a conversation hosted by Ayana Young, founder/host of the For The Wild organization and podcast.


Workshop Speakers
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Arlie Russell Hochschild

Arlie Russell Hochschild, one of the most influential sociologists of her generation and an emeritus professor at UC Berkeley, is the author of several widely acclaimed books, including: The Second Shift, The Time Bind, The Managed Heart, and The Outsourced Self. Her latest, Strangers... Read More →
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Karla McLaren

Karla McLaren, M.Ed. is an award-winning author, researcher, and pioneer in the study of emotions, self-awareness, effective communication, and healthy empathy. She is the author of The Art of Empathy (2013) and The Language of Emotions (2010). Her applied work, Dynamic Emotional... Read More →
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Ayana Young

Ayana Young, a lover and protector of wild nature currently studying the restoration of natural systems in Victoria, BC, is currently creating an ecological research center and native species nursery in the southern tip of the Cascadian bioregion. Ayana also hosts the For The Wild... Read More →

Saturday October 21, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm PDT
Larkspur Room