2013 Global Studies Symposium: FOOD

Date: February 23, 2013 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Maxey Auditorium

Global Studies Symposium 2013

The theme of the 2013 Whitman College Global Studies Symposium is "FOOD." Keynote speeches include:

"The End of Overeating" by Dr. David Kessler, Professor at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School

"The Global Peasant/Farmer Struggle for Our Food System" by Dr. Peter Rosset, Professor at the Advanced Studies Institute of the Southern Frontier (ECOSUR) in Mexico

"Conflict Kitchen and the Practice of Politically Engaged Art" by Dr. Jon Rubin, Associate Professor of Art at Carnegie-Mellon University

For more information, contact Jonathan Walters, Ball Endowed Chair of Humanities and Director of the Global Studies Initiative at walterjs@whitman.edu or (509) 527-5246.