The event, which included commentary by Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition Marion Nestle, Professor of Food Studies Amy Bentley, and Associate Professor of Environmental Studies David Kanter, was part of NYU’s 2040 Now. A University-wide sustainability initiative, 2040 Now provides a range of forums – including community challenges, events, exhibitions, and competitions – to explore NYU’s community response to the challenge of climate change.
“Delicious, healthy, planet-friendly food is a centerpiece of NYU’s climate action, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome to campus Frances Moore Lappé, who started it all,” said Cecil Scheib, NYU’s Chief Sustainability Officer.
“Slow Cooked: An Unexpected Life in Food Politics” chronicles Nestle’s late-in-life career as a food studies pioneer and food politics expert and advocate.
Collaborative Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Nutrition and Food Studies (NUTR) course brings on-campus and online students together for Iron Chef-style final project.
On Comics, Climate, and Promoting New Voices: An Interview with Lara Saguisag, Georgiou Chair of Children's Literature and Literacy
Lara Saguisag, children's book author and scholar, shares her plans for NYU Steinhardt's Constantine Georgiou Children's Library and Resource Center.