The Serious Side of Food – Reading & Discussion Program

This reading and discussion program will explore the complex interactions and entanglements that underlie our nourishment and pleasure in food.

The schedule for the discussion sessions is as follows:
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 — Introductions & Book Distribution
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 –The Road to Wellville, T. C. Boyle
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 –In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, Michael Pollan
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — The Jungle, Upton Sinclair
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — The Third Plate, Dan Barber
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 — Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, Marion Nestle
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — Diet for a Small Planet, Frances Moore Lappé
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — Diet Cults: The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us, Matt Fitzgerald

All sessions will be held in St. Augustine 150 (back lounge) from 6-7 p.m.

Please sign up to participate. All events are free and open to the public, and free copies of the books will be distributed to all participants.

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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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