Beyond Foodies: Why Talking About Food Could Change the World

Join the Library Associates for the annual Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C'98) Memorial Lecture

featuring

Tracie McMillan

Author, The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table

 

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building, Georgetown University

Book signing to follow.

RSVP by March 28 at library.georgetown.edu/rsvp or 202.687.7446

Cosponsored by The Hoya.

 

Tracie McMillan is the author of The New York Times bestseller, The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table. Mixing immersive reporting, undercover investigative techniques from a year spent undercover in food production and “moving first-person narrative” (The Wall Street Journal), McMillan’s book argues for thinking of fresh, healthy food as a public and social good—a stance that inspired The New York Times to call her “a voice the food world needs” and Whole Living magazine to name her a “Food Visionary.” She has written about food and class for many publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Harper’s and Slate. Learn more at traciemcmillan.com.

The Ellen Catherine Gstalder (C’98) Memorial Lecture Fund supports an annual lecture on significant social issues in America. The lecture was founded in 2007 to honor the memory of Ellen Gstalder (C’98).

Learn more about the Georgetown University Library Associates at library.georgetown.edu/associates.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Rafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Academic Events

Departments

Lauinger Library

Website

http://www.library.georgetown.edu/eve...

Open to the public and the press?

yes

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