Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 1 - 3
Four Points Hotel Raleigh Crabtree
4501 Creedmoor Road (70 West)
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
Coordinated by The Culture and Animals Foundation
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1
7:30 - 9:00 pm - Books at Quail Ridge
3522 Wade Avenue
Ridge Road Shopping Center
Readings and Signings
Nancy Olson's Book at Quail Ridge is Raleigh's premiere
independent book store. Howard Lyman and Susan McElroy will read from
their important - and importantly different - works. And books by other
Festival participants will be available for signing. Truly a night to
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2
7:45 - 8:45 am - Registration: Four Points Hotel
(Crabtree), 2nd Floor
8:45 am - Welcome and Announcements - Jean Hollowell
9:00 - 9:50 am - Tom Regan "The Animal Rights Debate"
The philosophical foundations of animal rights have evolved from a long
conversation among moral philosophers. Tom Regan examines the "why" and
"how" in this review of some of the most important voices still speaking
to the issue.
10:00 - 10:50 am - Richard Ryder "Animal Rights in
Historical Perspective" Richard Ryder is the major historian of animal
rights. Here he shares his knowledge of the movement's recent successes,
and some of its disappointments, in Great Britain.
11:00 - 11:50 am - Joanne Stepaniak "What Does 'Being
Vegan' Mean?" Author of The Vegan Sourcebook and numerous vegan
cookbooks, Joanne Stepaniak explains why being vegan involves much more
than what we do (and don't) eat.
12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch
1:30 - 2:20 pm - Michael Nagler "Animal Rights, Human
A Gandhian Perspective." Founder of the Peace Conflict Studies Program at the University of
California, Berkeley, and author of America Without Violence, Michael Nagler brings his deep understanding of Gandhi's ideas to the current
debate about violence in the name of animal liberation.
2:30 - 3:20 pm "Ending Fur"
The name "J. P. Goodwin" is synonymous with the international anti-fur
campaign. The founder and executive director of the Coalition to Abolish
the Fur Trade (CAFT), he describes what needs to be done to end this
3:30 - 4:20 pm Susan McElroy "Animals as Teachers"
The author of the New York Times best sellers Animal as Teachers and
Healers and Animals as Guides for the Soul, Susan McElroy explores the
deeply personal, spiritually significant relationships may people,
herself included, have with animals.
6:15 - 7:15 pm Vegan Dinner
7:15 - 7:50 pm Raffle and Awards
8:00 - 9:00 pm Howard Lyman "A Mad Cowboy's Story"
Perhaps most famous for standing trial with Oprah Winfrey against the
Texas Cattlemen's Association, Howard Lyman tells the inspiring story of
how a former cattle rancher could walk away from financial prosperity
and dedicate his life to protecting animals, saving the envrionment, and
insuring justice for people.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3
Breakfast (on your own)
9:00 - 9:50 am Susan Jones "Pricing The Priceless Pet: A
Study In Animal Value"
Our emotional attachment to our animal friends has a history. Susan
Jones, who teaches history at the University fo Colorado (and who also
happens to be a veterinarian), asks how this emotional bond came to be
embedded in consumerized America after World War I.
10:00 - 10:50 am Jonathan Balcombe "Teaching Better
Science Without Harming Others"
Currently Associate Director for Education, Animal Research Issues, The
Humane Society of the United States, Jonathan Balcombe as published
numerous scholarly publications on why animals do not need to be harmed
so that students might learn.
11:00 - 11:50 am Carl Phillips "Science and
Vegetarianism: Poisoning The Well with Bad Information"
The Director of the Sci-Veg project (www.sci.veg.org), Carl Phillips is
a professor at University of Minnesota's Center for Environment and
Health Policy. Known for his insistence on "getting the facts right,"
Carl explains what we lose if we don't.
Final Thoughts - Rhondi Elliott
PRICES AND RESERVATIONS - INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
LECTURES: For those who wish to attend only some of the
lectures, an admission fee of $6.00 for each lecture is payable at the
door. Students and Senior Citizens free.
PAYING BY CHECK: Except for hotel reservations, which
must be made directly with the Four Points Hotel, all other reservations
should be paid by check, payable to The Culture and Animals Foundation,
3509 Eden Croft Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612. Phone: 919-782-3739. Fax:
LUNCH: Saturday's Vegan Lunch is $12.00 per person.
Reservations must be received by September 29, 1999.
DINNER: Saturday's Vegan Dinner is $25.00 per person.
Reservations must be received by September 29.1 999.
TOTAL PACKAGE: (Limited Availability): The Total Package
* Admission to all lectures
* Both Saturday Lunch and Dinner
* Two free raffle tickets
* Special free gift
Current CAF Members $80.00
Conference reservations must be made by September 29,
1999. Sorry, no refunds or reservations after September 29, 1999
LODGING: Hotel reservations must be made by those who
wish to stay at the Four Points Hotel. Telephone the Four Points Hotel
at 1-919-787-7111. All major credit cards accepted. Discount rates
assured for reservations made by September 10, 1999. To insure discount
rates, mention the Festival. Special Rate: $70.56 per night (tax
AIR TRANSPORTATION: For those who prefer to travel by
air, discount rates are available through Frances Kerr at Hickory
BeeLine Travel, 919-782-1900 or 800-845-1054.
GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Free shuttle service is available
from the airport to the Four Points Hotel. Courtesy phones are located
in the baggage claim area of the RDU International Airport. Shuttles
leave on the hour and half hour, except between noon and one o'clock.
SPECIAL PACKAGE RESERVATION FORM
Current CAF Member $80.00 Non-CAF Member $90.00
Payment must be received by September 29, 1999
MEALS ONLY RESERVATION FORM
For those who wish to reserve meals only (Lunch, Dinner,
or both) lease complete the form below. Payment must be received by
September 29, 1999. All meals are vegan.
No. Of Persons Amount
Lunch ($12.00 per person) ________________
Dinner ($12.00 per person) ________________
Now in its fourteenth year, the International
Compassionate Living Festival is organized by the Culture & Animals
Foundation, with help from the Triangel Vegetarian Society, and the
North Carolina Network for Animals. The ICLF brochure was made possible
with the help of Thomas Cook (printing) and Marion Bolz.
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