September 1, 2016 at 1:29 pm

Food Studies September Events

The Food Studies theme presents its September events.

*The Grover Market at Atrium Cafe veggie sales every Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Food studies theme logoSept. 7, 5:35 p.m.:     Classics Colloquium, Dr. Paul Patton “In the Weeds: Archaeobotany and Solutions to Food Insecurity”

Sept. 12, 11-4 p.m.:    Global Opportunities Study Away Fair in Baker Ballroom

Sept. 16-18:     Ohio Paw Paw Festival

  • Dr. Paul Patton of Sociology/Anthropology will be giving two lectures…
    • 11:15 a.m. on Saturday- “The Paw Paw and Other Native Foods in Southeastern Ohio.”
    • 12:45 p.m. on Saturday- Patton’s lecture,”Harvesting the Past, Feeding the Future” in the Ohio County Fair Tent.
      • 2 p.m. – DIY seed cleaning workshop with Community Food Initiatives (sponsored by the Food Studies Theme).
      • 3:15 p.m. – Seed Swap with CFI

Sept. 19, 9-11:30 a.m.:   “The Health of Our Community: 2016 Athens County Community Health Assessment”

  • Held in Baker 242
  • Presentations by:
    • Dr. James Gaskell, MD, Athens Co. Health Commissioner
    • Jack Pepper, Director of Environmental Health for the Athens County Health Department
    • Dr. Andrew Wapner, DO, MPH, Director of the Center for Public Health and Practice, OSU College of Public Health.
  • Co-sponsored with the Athens County Health Department

Sept. 20, 6 p.m.:      “The Landscapes of Prehistoric Athens” public talk with Dr. Paul Patton and hike at Dow Lake Dam. Sponsored by Athens County Libraries and Rural Action.

Sept. 28, 11:50 a.m.:    Dr. Paul Patton will be giving a talk entitled “The Evolution of Food Production in Prehistoric Southeastern Ohio” as a part of the OHIO Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies Ecolunch in Irvine Hall.

Sept. 28, 7 p.m.:    Food on Film – The Big Night

  • Free showing at the Athena Cinema
  • Co-sponsored by the Atrium Café

Sept. 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m.:    “OHIO: Energy, Ecology, Culture – A Humanities Roundtable”

  • Held in Baker Theater
  • Co-sponsored by CAS, College of Fine Arts, School of Research, Department of English, Ohio: Sense of Place, Sustainability Studies.


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