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Film/discussion, "Volcanoes of the Deep Sea," Thurs. Oct. 21st, 8pm

Image credit: The Steven Low Company, Volcanoes of the Deep Sea

Members of the Rutgers community and the general public are invited to a screening and discussion of "Volcanoes of the Deep Sea" on Thursday October 21st. The internationally acclaimed film, produced by James Cameron and directed by Steven Low, highlights Rutgers' Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences pioneering discovery and exploration of hot springs and their ecosystems in the deep ocean. The film starts at 8:00 pm in the Teleconference Lecture Hall, on the 4th floor of Alexander Library in New Brunswick. The discussion will be led by Professor Peter Rona of the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences.

The film screening and discussion is offered at no charge to participants. The first 25 attendees will receive a Byrne Seminar "Water, River, Raritan" cap.

This event is cosponsored by the Rutgers University Libraries, the Byrne First-Year Seminars, and the Ecologies in the Balance? The Way Forward program series, as part of their Water, River, Raritan Film Series. Other film screenings/discussions planned in this series are:

  • Thurs. November 18th - "Three Days on Big City Waters" Discussion led by American Studies Professor Michael Rockland in the Teleconference Lecture Hall, 4th floor, Alexander Library
  • Thursday March 24, 2011 - "Rivers of Destiny" Discussion led by Geography Department Professor Trevor Birkenholtz in the Teleconference Lecture Hall, 4th floor, Alexander Library
  • Wednesday April 13, 2011 - "Atlantic Crossing" Discussion led by Rick Ludescher, Dean, Cook Campus in the Cook Campus Center

All films start at 8:00 pm.

For more information on the October 21st film screening/discussion or on the Water, River, Raritan film series, please contact Kayo Denda at kdenda@rci.rutgers.edu.

Posted October 19, 2010