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Food Studies | USDA Plant Pathologist on Transgenic Plants, Nov. 9

Dr. Richard Jones

The Food Studies theme presents Dr. Richard W. Jones, USDA Research Plant Pathologist, discussing current research on how and why transgenic plants are developed, including work from his lab, on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 4 p.m. in Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. Various examples of everyday […]

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November 1, 2017 at 10:00 pmEvents

Food Studies | Author Grace Gershuny on Organic Farming for the Planet, Oct. 19

Food Studies | Author Grace Gershuny on Organic Farming for the Planet, Oct. 19

The Food Studies theme hosts Vermont author and organic movement elder Grace Gershuny discussing “Organic Farming for the Planet” on Oct. 19. at 4 p.m. in Alden 319. She also will participate in a panel discussion following a showing of the film Food Evolution at 7 p.m. at the Athena […]

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October 1, 2017 at 7:30 pmEvents

Anthropology Alum Studies Shifts and Transitions in Agriculture and Culture

Andrew Weiland

Andrew Weiland is a Ph.D. candidate in Ohio State University’s Department of Anthropology, specializing in archaeology. Generally, he is interested in socio-ecological systems: how culturally influenced behaviors affect ecological systems, and vice-versa. See Weiland the Food for Thought Speaker Series talk “Harvest the Past, Feed the Future: Cultivating the Forgotten […]

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February 21, 2017 at 10:01 amAlumni

Food for Thought | Harvest the Past, Feed the Future, Feb. 22

Student harvests Chenopodium Berlandiari at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens  (Photo by Cameron Fortin)

The Food Studies theme is proud to present the Food for Thought Speaker Series talk “Harvest the Past, Feed the Future: Cultivating the Forgotten Indigenous Crops of Eastern North America” on Feb. 22 from 7-9 p.m. in Baker Ballroom. Chenopods | Marshelder | Maygrass | Erect Knotweed Abstract: About 4,000 years […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:45 pmEvents

Food Studies | ‘Stories, Whiskey, and Food,’ Oct. 11

Sherrie Flick

Author Sherrie Flick talks about “Stories, Whiskey, and Food” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. Her talk is a part of the Food for Thought Speaker Series and is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Food Studies theme and Creative Writing […]

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October 1, 2016 at 9:30 pmEvents

Food for Thought & Archaeology Month | Ancient People, Ancient Drinks, Oct. 20

Food for Thought & Archaeology Month | Ancient People, Ancient Drinks, Oct. 20

The Food Studies theme presents Food for Thought with Drs. Ruth Palmer and William Owens on Oct. 20, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Athens Uncorked. This event is a part of OHIO Archaeology Month and in recognition of 30 years of the Field School in Ohio Archaeology. The talk is titled “Ancient People, […]

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October 1, 2016 at 7:15 pmEvents

Food for Thought | Paul Patton, April 21, “Forgotten Plants, Forgotten People”

Dr. Paul Patton

The Food for Thought Speaker Series presents Dr. Paul Patton on April 21, at 5 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room, Alden 319. “Forgotten Plants, Forgotten People: Prehistoric Native American Food Tradition in the Ohio Valley.” Join the Food Studies Theme and the Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology Assistant Professor of Anthropology […]

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April 1, 2016 at 7:00 pmEvents