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Library guide for resources for the University course on Food Studies, Spring 2015 (CULANTH 290.03/DOCST 290.05/WOMENST 290.07/PUBPOL.290.15/ENVIRON.390/ ARTS&SCI.790.01/ARTS&SCI.390.01/ECON.390.89)
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Welcome to the Duke University Libraries' research guide for the 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!

Schedule of Speakers

Jan. 7: Overview of Course and Emerging Focus on Food Studies at Duke

  • Jed Purdy, Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law, Duke Law School
  • Charlotte Clark, Asst. Professor of the Practice, Nicholas School of the Environment; Duke Univ. Faculty Director of Sustainability

Jan. 12: Food Trade and International Food Policy

  • Gary Gereffi, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Globalization, Governance, & Competitiveness (CGGC) at Duke University
  • Michaeline Crichlow, Asso. Professor of Sociology, Asso. Professor of African and African American Studies, Duke University
  • Norman Wirzba, Professor of Theology and Ecology, Duke Divinity School

Jan. 26: Farm Bill. Domestic Food Policy

Feb. 2: World Hunger and Global Food Distribution

  • Shana Starobin, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Phyllis Pomerantz, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Center for International Development, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke Univ.

Feb. 9: GMO Debate

  • Hope Shand, ETC Group Senior Research Associate
  • Mary Eubanks, Adjunct Professor, Biology, Duke Univ.
  • Hope Hart, Syngenta

Feb. 16: Organics Big and Small; Pesticides

  • David Schaad, Professor of the Practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke Univ.
  • Eric Ward, President of AgBiome
  • Ken Dawson, Farmer, Orange County, NC

Feb. 23: Meat Production

  • Michelle Nowlin, Senior Lecturing Fellow, Duke Law School; Supervising Attorney, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
  • Gabriel Rosenberg, Professor, Women’s Studies, Duke Univ.
  • Eliza MacLean, Owner of Cane Creek Farm

March 2: Climate Change & Agriculture

  • NC Climate Rep. (to be confirmed)
  • Dan Vermeer, Exe. Director, Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment; Asso. Professor of the Practice, Fuqua School of Business, Duke

March 16:Food Access and Food Deserts

  • Alice Ammerman, Dir., Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC)
  • Wanona Satcher, Neighborhood Development Specialist, City of Durham
  • Kevin Hamak, Owner of Farmer K

March 23: Global Obesity

  • Kelly Brownell, Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke; Founder of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
  • Sarah Armstrong, Asso. Professor of Pediatrics & Associate Professor, Dept. of Community and Family Medicine, Duke Medicine; Director, Duke Healthy Lifestyles Program

March 30: Food and Labor

  • Sharon Holland, Asso. Chair and Professor, Dept. of American Studies, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC)
  • Nadeen Bir Zaslow, Advocacy and Organizing Dir., Student Action for Farmworkers

April 6: Food Safety

  • Anthony So, Professor of the Practice, Sanford School of Public Policy, Public Policy and Global Health Dir., Program in Global Health and Technology Access
  • Franca Alphin, Dir., Nutrition Services, Student Health; Asso. Professor, Dept. of Community and Family Medicine; Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
  • Roland McReynolds, Exe. Director, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

April 13: Psychology of Food Choices

  • Gavan Fitzsimons, R. David Thomas Professor of Marketing and Psychology, Fuqua School of Business, Duke Univ.
  • Stacie McEntyre, Pres., Veritas Collaborative

April 20: Forging the Way Ahead: Choices/ Alternatives for Duke

  • Saskia Cornes, Manager and Program Coordinator, Duke Campus Farm
  • Larry Moneta, Vice President of Student Affairs, Duke Univ.
  • Sandi Kronick, President/CEO, Eastern Carolina Organics

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