Stanford University's Program in Ethics in Society presents:
The Ethics of Food and the Environment
This February, March, and April the public has the opportunity to
participate in an exciting series of films, lectures, and discussions
on the ethics of food production in the United States and around the
globe. The series is sponsored by Stanfords Department of Ethics in
Society . It is free and open to the public.
Three well-known experts in the field of food will address topics
relating to industrial food production and the environment and explore
of questions relating to organic food, processed food, genetically
modified food. and food choices. All three speakers have published
highly acclaimed, recent works on food and food production. They are
Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivores Dilemma: A Natural History of
Four Meals and In Defense of Food: An Eaters Manifesto, Marion Nestle,
author of What to Eat, and Peter Singer, author of The Way We eat: Why
Our Food Choices Matter.
Five thought-provoking films focus on various aspects of food today.
Stanford professors and others with expertise in the subject matter
will lead discussions after each screening.
March 3. Lecture: Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: The Omnivore's
7:30pm in Kresge Auditorium, Stanford.
March 6. Lecture: Marion Nestle, "What to Eat: Personal Responsibility
Responsibility"5:30-7:00pm in Annenberg Auditorium in the Cummings Art
Bldg. , Stanford.
March 7. Discussion: Discussion Seminar with Marion Nestle tentatively
(location TBA), Stanford.
April 23. Lecture: Peter Singer, All Animals Are Equal - But in What
Equality?"7pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford.
Jan. 17. Film: "The Real Dirt on Farmer John" 7pm Annenberg Auditorium,
Stanford. Post film discussion led by Dr. Gretchen Daily.
Jan. 22. Film: "King Corn" 8pm Cubberley Auditorium, Stanford. Post
film discussion led by Aaron Woolf, Director, and Ian Cheney, Producer.
Jan. 31. Film: "Our Daily Bread" 7pm Annenberg Auditorium, Stanford.
Post film discussion led by Dr. Scotty McLennan.
Feb. 21. Film: Super Size Me, 7pm Annenberg Auditorium, Stanford.
Post film discussion led by Dr. Christopher Gardner.
April 10. Film: Darwins Nightmare, 7pm Annenberg Auditorium,
Stanford. Post film discussion led by Dr. Rosamond Naylor.
More information: 650-723-0997 or http://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu