Edible Feminism: On Discard, Waste, and Metabolism

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Luskin Conference Center
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Activists and scholars will offer live reflections on how the past lurks in our shared food future, and what to do about it.

 DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018

TIME: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

LOCATION: Luskin Conference Center, UCLA




Food justice and food waste activists:

Tanya Fields (Founder and Executive Director, The BLK Project)

Rick Nahmias(Founder and Executive Director, Food Forward LA)


Award-winning scholars:

Kyla Wazana Tompkins (Associate Professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, Pomona College; author of Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the 19th Century)

Heather Paxson (Professor of Anthropology, MIT; author of The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America)


Additional panelists to be announced!


 REGISTER ONLINE: http://csw.ucla.edu/ed-fem-panel 


       Edible Feminisms: On Discard, Waste, and Metabolism is a project organized by CSW Adjunct Assistant Professors Sarah Tracy and Rachel Vaughn.

 Learn more about Edible Feminisms: http://csw.ucla.edu/ed-fem

 Watch for the forthcoming Edible Feminisms-themed special issue of the journal Food, Culture, and Society!



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