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Wednesday, September 6th

International Seminar Series: Who Will Feed the World?

Date:
Wednesday, September 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Who will feed the world? Speaker: Clay Robinson, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Agriculture (AGR) at Illinois State University Presentation Overview: The one who has much bread has many concerns; the one who has no bread has only one concern. The world population is projected to surpass 9.8 billion people by 2050, and…

Wednesday, September 13th

International Seminar Series: Harvest of Shame

Date:
Wednesday, September 13th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Harvest of Shame: Seeking Justice for Farmworkers Speaker: Miguel Keberlein, J.D., Director of immigrants and Workers’ Rights Practice Group at Legal Assistance Foundation Presentation Overview: The modern-day agricultural system relies upon millions of migrant and seasonal farmworkers to feed our nation; yet these workers are some of the most poorly compensated and…

Wednesday, September 20th

International Seminar Series: “Cruelty-Free” and the Commodity Chain

Date:
Wednesday, September 20th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: “Cruelty-Free” and the Commodity Chain: Applications of the Black Radical Tradition in Ethical Veganism. Speaker: Amie “Breeze” Harper, Ph.D. Author, speaker and diversity strategist and analyst with Critical Diversity Solutions; founder of the Sistah Vegan Project. Presentation Overview: Dr. Harper will discuss ethical marketing schemes of “Cruelty-free” and “sustainable” by analyzing particular vegan food…

Wednesday, September 27th

International Seminar Series: Where am I Eating?

Date:
Wednesday, September 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Where am I Eating? Speaker: Kelsey Timmerman, Author, Speaker, Touron. Author of New York Times Bestselling author of WHERE AM I WEARING? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes and WHERE AM I EATING? An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy. Presentation Overview: Fueled by passion and…