Thursday, February 17


FOOD, For Thought, For Life Symposium
Friday, February 25
2:30-4:00 p.m.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting auditorium, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS

The Mississippi Humanities Council, with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, is coordinating a year-long discussion on the ethics, aesthetics and politics of food. One such discussion is taking place Friday, February 25, 2011, at the Mississippi Public Broadcasting auditorium in Jackson.

You can attend the Food Symposium as part of the "studio audience" to hear a distinguished panel discuss significant issues related to food, from production to consumption to health and other outcomes of what we eat and how we eat it.

Panelists: John T Edge, Southern Foodways Alliance; Dr. Ralph Didlake, UMC Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities; Shane McNeill, Office of Healthy Schools, MS Dept. of Education; Dr. Benjy Mikel, MSU School of Agriculture; Warren Yoder, Public Policy Center of Mississippi Moderator: Dr. Gary Myers, MSU Institute of the Humanities