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Speaker: Lisa Heldke "Urban Farmers and Rural Cosmopolitans? Pragmatist Musings on Contemporary Food Movements."

When: Thursday, February 07, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Where: East Room (Withey Hall)

As part of the “Philosophy in Action” series, guest philosopher Lisa Heldke (Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota) will give a public talk Thursday, Feb. 7 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Room: "Urban Farmers and Rural Cosmopolitans? Pragmatist Musings on Contemporary Food Movements."

All are invited.

This will also serve as a plenary session for A Delicate Balance. This event is sponsored by the Speakers' Bureau, ELA, Philosophy, Environmental Studies, and Sustainable Agriculture.

Lisa Heldke is Professor of Philosophy at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she also teaches in the Gender, Women and Sexuality Program. She is the author of EXOTIC APPETITES: RUMINATIONS OF A FOOD ADVENTURER, and the co-editor of several other works, including COOKING, EATING, THINKING: TRANSFORMATIVE PHILOSOPHIES OF FOOD, and OPPRESSION PRIVILEGE AND RESPONSIBILITY. She is currently the co-editor of FOOD, CULTURE AND SOCIETY: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH, and is on the editorial board for the Springer ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ETHICS. With Ray Boisvert, she is currently writing a book called, tentatively, PHILOSOPHERS AT TABLE. Really, though, she is a bread baker.



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