Friday, February 25, 2011

Gender and Food Activism Lecture: Dr. Carole Counihan, Williams College

Submitted by Katharine Millonzi (identified below):

"On behalf of the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Program at Williams
College, please find attached details on an event, which might be of great interest to you.

"The Williams College Sustainable Food and Agriculture Program & The
Williams College Women's and Gender Studies Program will present:

"Gender and Food Activism: Dr. Carole Counihan

Monday, March 7th, 7 pm
Paresky Auditorium, 39 Chapin Hall Drive
Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267

"Carole Counihan, Professor of Anthropology at Millersville University,
ponders whether and how gender plays a role in food activism in general, and in Slow Food Italy in particular. Dr. Counihan is an expert in the fields of food and gender studies; Counihan is author of Around the Tuscan Table: Food, Family and Gender in Twentieth Century Florence and The Anthropology of Food and Body: Gender, Meaning, and Power. She is editor of Food in the USA: A Reader and of Food and Culture: A Reader. She is editor-in-chief of the scholarly journal Food and Foodways.

"Please help us spread the word -- feel free to include in your
enewsletter, blog posts, Facebook page, website and/or just send to
everyone you know who might be interested in attending. Poster jpgs attached. And please do come!"


Katharine Millonzi
Manager, Sustainable Food and Agriculture Program
Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives
Williams College
Fulbright Fellow '07, Italy
MA Eco-Gastronomy
office: 413 597 4422
fax: 413 597 4192


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