Stamford,, CT - “The Politics of Food: Whatever Happened to Old MacDonald’s Farm?” will be presented on Wednesday, October 23rd, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The seminar, which is open to the public, costs $40 per person and includes lunch.
Join us for the morning to learn about the dysfunctional politics of food and such topics as industrial agriculture, genetically modified organisms in food, food delivery systems, and the public policy that undergirds them all. Our panelists are Dr. Abby Kinchy, Professor in the Science and Technology Studies Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic University, Vassar alumna, and author of several books, including Seeds, Science and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops; Dr. Robert Paarlberg, Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College and author of Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know; and Dr. Molly Tambor, Assistant Professor of History at C. W. Post Long Island University and a Smith alumna. Questions and discussion will follow the speakers’ presentations.
The program is sponsored by alumnae of the Seven Sister colleges and members of the American Association of University Women. For more information and to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203.968.2807.