Program

Day 1 | February 28, 2012 | Global Food Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview of Day 1 Programming

Day 1 Morning Session, 8:30am-noon
UNC Institute for Arts & Humanities, Hyde Hall 

8:30am: Coffee and Opening of Poster Exhibition

8:45am: Welcome to the Table, Jacqueline Olich, Symposium Co-Organizer

9-10:15am: Food, Technology and Politics in Europe and Beyond, Panel

  • Kathryn De Master, Brown University
  • Monica Nogueira, UNC Kenan Institute’s Center for Logistics and Digital Strategy
  • Patricia Kwiatkowski, Director, State Regulatory Affairs and Documentation Services, Bayer CropScience LP.
  • Moderator: Andy Kennedy, FoodLogiQ

10:15-10:30am: Break

10:30am-noon: Food Security, Sustainable Food Systems & Global Change, Panel
  • Suzanne Havala Hobbs, Clinical Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management and 
Director of the Doctoral Program in Health Leadership,
 UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Eunice Sahle, UNC African and Afro-American Studies
  • Lorenzo George Wilson, NC State University and USAID Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP) International Advisory Board
  • Moderator: Amy Cooke, UNC Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology
Day 1 Lunch, 12:30pm
Morehead State Dining Room 
  • Welcome by Jonathan Hartlyn, College of Arts and Sciences, UNC
  • Introduction by Jessica Thomas, UNC Kenan-Flagler Center for Sustainable Enterprise
  • Luncheon address: “Does It Matter Where My Food Comes From?” Andrew Kennedy, FoodLogiQ

Day 1 Afternoon Session, 2:15-4:30pm
UNC Institute for Arts & Humanities, Hyde Hall 

2:15-3:30pm: Food or Fuel?: Africa, North American, and South America, Panel

  • Christopher Galik, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University
  • Jay S. Golden, Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce
  • Jedediah Purdy, Duke University Law School
  • Osei Yeboah, L.C. Cooper, Jr. International Trade Center, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Moderator: Dan Vermeer, Duke University ‘s Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE)

3:30-4:30pm: Student Research Poster Exhibition and Networking

Day 1 Evening Reception and Keynote, 5:30-8:30pm
UNC FedEx Global Education Center 

5:30-7pm: Evening Reception in Atrium

7-9pm: Keynote in Nelson Mandela Auditorium

  • Welcome and Introduction by  Dr. Alice Ammerman, Director, UNC’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Professor in the Department of Nutrition, UNC
  • Keynote: “Can Industrial Agriculture Feed the World?,” Tom Philpott, Mother Jones; co-founder, Maverick Farms

Day 2 | February 29, 2012 | Local & National Food Studies
Duke University

Overview of Day 2 Programming

Day 2 Morning Session, 8am-noon
Duke Bryan Center, Von Cannon Room 

8-9am: Coffee and Check-in

9-9:15am: Deans Welcome with Dean Patton (Duke) and Dean Rimer (UNC)

9:15-10:30am: Farming in North Carolina, Panel

  • Sandi Kronick, CEO of Eastern Carolina Organics
  • Noah Ranells, Farmer, Fickle Creek Farm, Agriculture Economic Development Coordinator, Orange County Economic Development
  • Joseph Schroeder, Director of the Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Project, Rural Advancement Foundation International
  • Melinda Wiggins, Executive Director of Student Action with Farmworkers
  • Moderator: Fred Broadwell, Program Manager, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

10:30-10:45am: Break

10:45am-noon: Farm Bill 2012, Panel

  • Dr. Barry Goodwin,  Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Resource Economics at NCSU and Co-Director of the American Enterprise Institute 2012 Farm Bill Initiative
  • Scott Marlow, Executive Director of Rural Advancement Foundation International
  • Moderator: Dr. John O’Sullivan, Director of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems

Day 2 Lunch and Food Writing Panel, noon-2pm
Duke Bryan Center, Von Cannon Room 

Noon-1pm: Lunch

1-2pm: Food Writing Panel

  • Kelly Alexander, Food Writer
  • Randall Kenan, Associate Professor of English at UNC
  • Stephanie Haynes, UNC Student
  • Emily Wallace, UNC Graduate & Food Writer
  • Moderator: Tom Rankin, Director of the Center for Documentary Studies and Director of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University.

2-2:15pm: Break

Day 2 Afternoon Session, 2:15-5pm
Duke Bryan Center, Von Cannon Room 

2:15-3:15pm: Food and Culture, Presentations

  • Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt, Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, University of Texas at Austin
  • Dr. Marcie Ferris, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of American Studies, UNC
  • Dr. Sharon Holland, Associate Professor in the Department of African & African American Studies, Duke
  • Chair: Dr. Bernard Herman, Professor of American Studies, UNC

3:15-3:30pm: Break

3:30-4pm: Food, Farming & Faith, Joint Talk

  • Rev. Bill Kearney, Associate Pastor for the Coley Springs Missionary Baptist Church and Food Justice Fellow of the Presbyterian Hunger Program
  • Dr. Norman Wirzba, Research Professor of Theology, Ecology, and Rural Life, Duke Divinity School

4-5pm: Food Access in our Communities, Panel

  • Dr. Molly DeMarco, Research Fellow and Project Director, UNC’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Jeff Stern, Director of Special Projects, TROSA
  • Mitra Sticklen, Coordinator, Young Farmer Training Program, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
  • Moderator: Dr. Alice Ammerman, Director, UNC’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Professor in the Department of Nutrition, UNC

Day 2 Keynote, 7-9pm
Duke Reynolds Theater 

  • Welcome and Introductions by Triangle University Food Studies Representative, Duke Dean Laurie Patton and Mayor Bell
  • Keynote: “The Good Food Revolution,” Will Allen of Growing Power

From 5:30pm onwards, The North Carolina Hunger Project Photography Exhibit by Photographer Donn Young was displayed in Schaeffer Mall, right outside of Reynolds Theater. The mission of The Hunger Project is to alleviate hunger and reduce poverty through dialogue, understanding and education. The project combines research and photographs that document and analyze hunger and poverty issues while illustrating the human condition through glimpses into the lives of those who need help and those who provide it. 


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