2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences presents the 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme “Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.”


2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Tuesday, September 30, 2:00–3:30, Library 101

Feast or Famine: Feeding a Hungry World in the 21st Century

Noelle Cockett, Provost at USU, will present the inaugural lecture for our series entitled "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." The 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.



2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Thursday, October 2, 3:00–4:00, Library 101

Culinary Composition: Food in Renaissance Art

Dr. Luciano Cheles, Ph.D., Professor of Italian art at the University of Poitiers, France, will discuss how food motifs in Renaissance art were used to communicate specific Christian messages. The 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.



2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Thursday & Friday, November 13-14, 3:00-5:00, Library 101

Gastronomic Utopias: Mountains of Cheese, Rivers of Wine

Join Luisa DelGuidice, Ph.D., educator, author and lecturer who is internationally known for her work on Italian and Italian American and Canadian folklife, ethnology, and oral history. The 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Wednesday, January 28, 11:30-12:45, AGRS 101

Food Security and Immigration in Utah

Colin Flint, Ph.D. This Tanner Talk will be a panel discussion of the impact of Utah's immigration policy on food production locally and regionally. The 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Wednesday, February 4, 3:00-5:00, Old Main 121

Immigration and Food Security in the Global Economy

Philip L. Martin, Ph.D. The 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Tuesday, March 3, 4:30-6:30, AGRS 101

Screening of the film "Fed Up"

Erica Holberg, Ph.D., will present "Fed Up," "the movie the food industry doesn't want you to see."  The 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. CHaSS Tanner Talks are FREE and open to the public.


2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Thursday, March 26, 12:00-1:30, Library 101

Food Fear

Nancy McHugh, Ph. D., presents "Food Fear in Film and Fiction." She will discuss how the fear of bacteria, hormones, antibiotics and more in our food is now rampant. What does fear of food mean for consumers? The 2014–15 Tanner Talks, a series of cross-disciplinary events focusing on the theme "Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," are a presentation of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. CHaSS Tanner Talks are FREE and open to the public.


2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Wednesday, April 8, 11:30-12:50, Old Main 115

Food Justice

LaDonna Redmond, a food justice advocate, will show how fair and equal access to healthy foods affects the health and well-being of a community. "Food + Justice = Democracy."  CHaSS Tanner Talks are FREE and open to the public.


2014–15 Tanner Talks - Food: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Thursday, April 16, 3:00 PM, OM 225

Honey and Religious Reform: Cure or Poison?

Matthew Milner, Ph.D., will present a Tanner Talk on Honey. Honey heals but can also mask poison. With its ability to both cure and kill, honey became a metaphor for religious truth and heresy during the Protestant Reformation. CHaSS Tanner Talks are FREE and open to the public.


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