Winter 2019 Community Conversations to Focus on 'Beyond Survival: Food’s Meaning to Us'

LCC's winter 2019 Community Conversations lecture series addresses our relationship to food: how it shapes our culture and experiences.

Lectures are held on Thursdays at noon (12-12:50 pm) in the Laufman Lecture Hall on the LCC campus (Health and Science Building, Room 101).

All lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets are needed, and food and beverages are allowed in the lecture hall.

To register for the series as a credit-bearing course, please see HUM 106 in the current class schedule.

Dates, presenters and topics for upcoming lectures include:

  • January 17: Jessica Kooiman, "Beans and Greens: Lifelong Benefits of the Mediterranean Lifestyle"
  • January 24: Armando Herbelin, "The Chemistry of Food "
  • January 31: Andrea Gillaspy, "From Foraging to Domestic Science"
  • February 7: Kyle Hammon, " Fermented Foods: Microbes Rule!"
  • February 14: Merry Bond, "Battles with Food: Notes from a Journey to Overcome Emotional Eating"
  • February 21: Trey Batey, "Food and Evolution"
  • February 28: Louis LaPierre, "Community Gardens"
  • March 7: Amber Lemiere and Morgan Salisbury, “Plant-Based Palates: Flexitarianism and Veganism"
  • March 14: Alex Brehm and Len Hallock, "Homebrewing 101"
Beyond Survival Photo


For additional information contact Courtney Shah, Social Science Instructor,
Go to Community Conversations for more details, or visit the archive to listen to past presentations.

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