Keynote Speaker

Dr. T. Jackson Lears

Keynote Speaker Dr. Lears

Dr. Lears is Distinguished Professor of History at Rutgers University. His work focuses on American cultural and intellectual history, investigating the role of advertising, industrialization, and myth in the modernization of the U.S. Dr. Lears’ work reveals both the costs and benefits that these attributes of society lend to transformative moments in our nation’s history.


Eating to Thrive


Examining issues surrounding food sustainability and ethics.


April 1Location: U-102
5:00 – 6:15 pmPresentation Eating to Thrive: Jill Hummel and Marcela Trevino
(Download Flyer)
6:30 – 8:00 pmFilm Screening Food Fight
8:00 – 8:30 pmReception and Discussion
April 8Location: Rush Auditorium (J-103)
9:30 - 10: 45 amLecture Choosing to Eat at the Expense of Others: Roz Jester.
Recommended reading:
Foley, J. et al. (2011) “Solutions for a Cultivated Planet.”
Nature 478: 337.
April 10Location: Rush Auditorium: (J-103)
9:30 - 10: 45 amTalking Circle Food for Thought