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The University of Saint Joseph will hold Environmental Justice and the Law: One Activist’s Path to Protect People and the Planet, as part of the Mungur Lectures and the next event in the “Embracing Our Environment: Integrating the Natural World with the Arts” series made possible by support from the University’s National Endowment of the Humanities and Art Fund.

The event will be held in-person on April 8, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 12 p.m. on the second floor of Bruyette I the AV classroom in at USJ. This event is free and open to the public and includes lunch. Registration is required by emailing Professor Nancy Billias at

Each year, the Department of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies hosts a lecture funded by the bequest of an alumna, Mary Munger ’39.

This year’s speaker will be a graduate student from Yale Law School. Liz Jacob is a passionate advocate for environmental justice who is deeply invested in her community and committed to advancing racial justice-centered solutions to build a safe, more sustainable world for us all.

April 8, 2022 | 12-1 p.m.

IN-PERSON PRESENTATION | Location: AV Room, Bruyette Athenaeum Building
Presenter: Liz Jacob, Yale Law School Graduate student

The talk is free and open to the public and includes lunch. To register, please contact Professor Nancy Billias,


Dr. Kirsten Martin

860 231 5385

Additional information about “Embracing Our Environment: Integrating the Natural Environment with the Arts” can be found at

Upcoming events include:

    • April 13 How Nature is Integrated with Arts in Japan


    • April 20 Poetry and the Environment


    • April 20 USJ Earth Festival


    • April 27 Farm to Table: A Roundtable Discussion with the Friends of Holcomb Farm