• A Hartwick professor discussing Botany with a student.
  • A Hartwick student using a microscope in the science lab.
  • A Hartwick professor helping a student during class.
  • Hartwick students giving a presentation in front of the class.

Lectures and Performances

"Food in Our Lives" Series: Lectures and Performances

7. p.m., Wednesday, September 21, Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre: Francis Moore Lappé, author of Food and Democracy andDiet For a Small Planet. Talk title: "Democracy's Edge: Beyond Daddy Politics to People-Powered Solutions." Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Wednesday, September 28, Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel: Sidney Mintz, professor emeritus, anthropology, Johns Hopkins University. Talk title: "Eating as Social Action." Click here for more information.

2 p.m., Sunday, October 9, Pine Lake Environmental Campus: Bread & Puppet Theater. Performance Title: "The National Circus of the Correct Moment." Click here for more information.

Noon to 3 p.m., Friday, October 14, Laura's Coffeehouse, Dewar Union: World Food Day USA Teleconference. Title: "Reflections on Fighting Hunger: Roads Not Taken; Goals Not Met; the Journey Ahead," featuring Francis Moore Lappe. Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Thursday, October 20, Yager Museum of Art & Culture: screening of "Harvest of Shame" followed by a lecture by Herbert Engman, former director of Cornell University's Migrant Program. Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, Yager Museum of Art & Culture: lecture by Professor of Sociology Katherine O'Donnell.

7 p.m., Thursday, November 3, Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre: John Ikerd, professor emeritus, agricultural economics, University of Missouri-Columbia and author of Sustainable Capitalism: a Matter of Common Sense. Title: "Reclaiming America's Food Sovereignty from the Global Economy." Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, Yager Museum of Art & Culture: Robin Lasser and Kathryn Sylva will present a lecture in conjunction with the exhibit "Eating Disorders in a Disordered Culture." Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall: Barbara Behrmann will give a story-based presentation entitled "The Transformative Potential of Breastfeeding." Click here for more information.

5 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre: Terry Davidson, professor of psychological sciences at Purdue University, will present "Outwitting the Wisdom of the Body: Are Changes in the Current Food Environment Degrading the Regulatory Controls of Intake?" Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Thursday, March 9, Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre: Visiting artist Nicolas Dumit Estevez will perform "Good Enough to Eat." Click here for more information.

7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre: Winona LaDuke will speak about efforts to protect the cultural role of the wild rice crop in the face of genetic manipulation and the creation of a paddy rice industry. Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Thursday, April 20, Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall: Guillermo Herrera, assistant professor of economics at Bowdoin College, will present "Fish as Food: Better Living through Bioeconomics." Click here for more information.

7 p.m., Monday, April 24, Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel: Percy Schmeiser will present "Genetically Engineered Crops and the Future of Farming." Click here for more information.