Did you know that Michael Pollan and Marion Nestle are both currently teaching at UC Berkeley? The school of public policy is hosting an eight week lecture series called Food Politics that is free to the public. Lectures are each Wednesday at 4 pm. More information and speaker list below.
Food Politics Spring 2006 lecture series, Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. Room 250, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley This is a free event. Public welcome.
Introduced by: Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University & Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley Author of Food Politics and What to Eat
Peter Menzel & Faith D’Aluisio Photojournalist and Writer, co-authors of Hungry Planet: What the World Eats
Mark Ritchie Pres., Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy Putting the Politics into Food Politics: Turning Your Good Ideas into Public Policy
Ignacio Chapela Assoc. Prof., ESPM, UC Berkeley GMOs Among Us: The Biopolitics of Genetically Engineered Foods
Michele Simon Adjunct Prof., University of Calif., Hastings College of the Law, & Dir., Center for Informed Food Choices How Big Food Resists Government Regulation: Corporate Spin in the Obesity Debate
Paul Rozin Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Prof. of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Why, What, and When Do We Eat: Implications for Food Policy
Alice Waters Restaurateur (Chez Panisse), Author, Advocate Changing the World, One Meal at a Time
Harold McGee Author, Food & Cooking: The Science & Lore of the Kitchen Playing with Food: Science and Action in the Kitchen
Michael Pollan Knight Prof. of Journalism, UC Berkeley, and Author, The Botany of Desire and The Omnivore's Dilemma The Cornification of America