Setting the Table: Pleasures & Perils of Food in America

Setting the Table: Pleasures & Perils of Food in America

Fall Faculty Series 2019

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Seating may be limited. In keeping with our educational mission, Mount Mercy University welcomes presenters with varied perspectives. Thank you for joining us! 

2019 Fall Faculty Series Events

Aug. 22 Our Daily Bread: How the Agricultural Revolution Transformed Human Diet, Culture, and Society
Dr. Anna Waterman, Associate Professor of Biology
7 PM | Flaherty Community Room (204 Basile Hall)
Sept. 4 What's for Lunch: An Historical Look at School Lunch Programs
Dr. Norma Linda Mattingly, Associate Professor of Education
7 PM | Flaherty Community Room (204 Basile Hall)
Sept. 19 Rationed: When Food Becomes a Weapon of War
Dr. Kris Keuseman, Associate Professor of Chemistry
7 PM | Flaherty Community Room (204 Basile Hall)
Oct. 2 Eating in the Margins: The Politics and Experience of Dumpster Diving
Dr. Joseph Hendryx, Assistant Professor of English
7 PM | Flaherty Community Room (204 Basile Hall)
Oct. 9 Freeganism Workshop
Dr. Dawn Behan, Professor of Education
12 PM | UC 110 (campus-only event)
Nov. 5 Food and the Making of a People: A Biblical Perspective
Fr. Tony Adawu, PhD, Chaplain
7 PM | Flaherty Community Room (204 Basile Hall)
Nov. 19 Field to Freezer: Health Care Concerns in the Way We Get Our Food
Malinda Poduska, MSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing
7 PM | Flaherty Community Room (204 Basile Hall)
Dec. 4 Sustaining a Food System for a Growing World
Rachel Murtaugh, MS, Director of Sustainability
7 PM | Flaherty Community Room (204 Basile Hall)