Read more about the 2012-2013 Symposium here and here.

FOOD in Global Perspectives

The 2012–2013 Whitman College Global Studies Symposium will be held Saturday, February 23, 1:00-4:00 p.m. in Maxey Auditorium.


David Kessler, Professor at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School, and former Commissioner of the FDA
Keynote speaker: "The End of Overeating"

Haley McLeod '13, Biology major, Environmental Studies minor

Peter Rosset, Professor at the Advanced Studies Institute of the Southern Frontier (ECOSUR), Mexico
Keynote speaker: "The Global Peasant/Farmer Struggle for our Food System"

Suzanne Jaszczult '13, Politics major

Jon Rubin, Associate Professor of Art, Carnegie-Mellon University
Keynote speaker: "Conflict Kitchen and the Practice of Politically Engaged Art"

William Newman-Wise '13, Art major

Katherine Deumling '96, Slow Food USA Chair, Board of Directors and Owner/Operator of Cook With What You Have

Aaron Bobrow-Strain, Associate Professor of Politics

Jonathan Walters, Professor of Religion, George Hudson Ball Chair of Humanities
Director of Global Studies and moderator

For more information contact Jonathan Walters
( or 527-5246)

Sponsored by
The Global Studies Initiative and the Ashton J. and Virginia Graham O'Donnell Endowment in Global Studies