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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 Stanford’s 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 Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of  
Four Meals and In Defense of Food: An Eater’s 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.

Speakers:
March 3. Lecture:  Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: The Omnivore's 
Solution,
	7:30pm in Kresge Auditorium, Stanford.
March 6. Lecture:  Marion Nestle, "What to Eat: Personal Responsibility 
vs. Social
	Responsibility"5:30-7:00pm in Annenberg Auditorium in the Cummings Art
	Bldg. , Stanford.
March 7. Discussion:  Discussion Seminar with Marion Nestle tentatively 
10am-12pm
	(location TBA), Stanford.
April 23. Lecture:  Peter Singer, All Animals Are Equal - But in What 
Sense of
	Equality?"7pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford.

Films:
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: “Darwin’s Nightmare,” 7pm Annenberg Auditorium, 
Stanford. Post film discussion led by Dr. Rosamond Naylor.

More information: 650-723-0997 or http://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu
For updates and info, contact scott at planttrees dot org.