Description: The Central Valley is often referred as the bread basket of the world. Our discussion will center on the relationship between food processes and community identities. Key Questions: What is the process of getting food from farm to table in the Central Valley and how does that process inform our community identity? How does the competition between commercial farming and small farms shape our food rhetoric and symbolism?
LECTURE: October 14, 2015 from 3-5pm at Modesto Junior College, Performing and Media Arts Center (PAC), East Campus, Room 243
Lecture with Mario Sifuentez, Assistant Professor of History, UC Merced. His research includes immigration, farm worker history, labor history, and food studies.
SEMINAR: November 4, 2015 from 3-5pm Modesto Junior College, Performing and Media Arts Center (PAC), East Campus, Room 243