Julie Guthman (2004)
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara Kingsolver (2007)
Diet for a Hot Planet
Anna Lappe (2010)
Diet for a Small Plant
Frances M. Lappe (1971)
Jonathan Safron Foer (2010)
James McWilliams (2009)
Deborah Barndt (2008)
The CAFO Reader
Dan Imhoff (2010)
Unsettling of America
Wendell Berry (1996)
Website for the work of Shiva Vandana, prominent environmental activist
Julie Guthman (2011)
Welcome to the Duke University Libraries' research guide for the Dean's University course, Food Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Why, What, and How We Eat!
This guide offers a selection of resources about the emerging world of food studies. This "Getting Started" page contains resources relevant to events and readings for this course.
Discipline-specific resources can be found via the tabs at the top of the page.
This guide is a work in progress; if you have any comments, suggestions, or requests about resources to add, please contact us!
Special thanks to Amber Welch, graduate student at UNC-SILS, for her contributions to this guide as part of her internship with the Duke Libraries, fall of 2011.
Schedule of Events
About the Speakers:
January 24: Intro to Local Eating
Dennis Clements, Duke Health Systems, Board President SEEDS
February 7: Food and Land in Environmental Philosophy and Politics
Jed Purdy, Duke Law School
February 14: Inventing the Family Farm: Rethinking the Role of Gender, Sexuality, and Agrarianism in Alternative Food Movements
Gabriel Rosenberg, Visiting Lecturer in History, Trinity College
February 21: Food Security in Developing Countries
Phyllis R. Pomerantz, Sanford School of Public Policy
February 28: Food and Local Politics
Will Allen, Growing Power
March 20: The Nonconscious Psychology of Consumption
Gavan Fitzsimons, Fuqua School of Business
"The Nonconscious Psychology of (Food) Consumption"
March 27: Who Becomes Our Food?
Local Meat Farmers: Eliza MacLean, Nicholas School of the Environment
April 3: The Hidden Labor Behind Our Food:
Melinda Wiggins, Executive Director, Student Action with Farmworkers
April 10: Genetic Engineering and Food
Claudia Gunsch, Pratt School of Engineering,
April 17: Diet for a Small, Hot Planet
Charlotte R. Clark, Nicholas School of the Environment,