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Half the Sky, Half the Earth: A Conference on Women, Food, and Faith9:00am - 6:00pmWait Chapel
Come join us for a stimulating and challenging day as we explore the distinctive intersections of women, food, and faith in shaping a new food ecology.
the Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity,
with generous support from Kalleiopeia Foundation
co-sponsored by the WFU’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program,
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Winston-Salem), and The Humane Society of the United States
This conference is open to both men and women.
|9:00am – 9:30pm||Registration|
|9:30 – 9:45am||Welcome and Announcements|
|9:45 – 10:45am||Plenary I: “‘I heard you in the garden and I was afraid because I was naked:’ Race, Food Shaming, and the Politics of Eating Right” with Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson|
|11:00am – 12:00noon||Plenary II: “What’s That Women’s Studies Professor Doing in the Kitchen? Women, Gender, and Food Practices” with Dr. Arlene Avakian|
|12:00 – 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30 – 2:30pm||Plenary III: “Taking the Journey with Women of Color in Food and Agriculture” with Cynthia Hayes|
|2:30 – 2:45pm||Coffee Break|
|2:45 – 3:45pm||Food Justice|
|2:45 – 3:00pm||Part I: “Farms or Factories?” with Victoria Strang|
|3:00 – 3:45pm||Part II: “The Substance of Things Hoped For: Realizing Rights for Farmworkers” with Noelle Damico|
|3:45 – 4:30pm||“The Color of Food: Highlighting Women of Color in Agriculture: A Photographic Storytelling Presentation” by Natasha Bowens|
|4:30 – 5:00pm||Break|
|5:00 – 6:00pm||Closing Address: “Communion at the Corner Store: Eating in the City of God” by Sara Miles|
|6:30 – 8:00pm||Optional Private Dinner with Sara Miles (limited to 50 people; additional registration required)|
Complete details about the schedule and speakers is available on the conference website.
Registration has closed for this event.
|Wake Forest Student, Staff or Faculty Member without lunch||No Cost|
|Wake Forest Student, Staff or Faculty Member with lunch||$15|
|Non-Wake Forest Student (includes lunch)||$25|
|General Admission without lunch||$35|
|General Admissions with lunch||$50|
|Optional Private Dinner* with Sara Miles (Wednesday evening; limited to 50 people)||$25|
|*Private Dinner is an additional registration cost. For example, if you register with general admission with lunch and would like to attend the dinner, the total registration cost would be $75.|
- Fred Bahnson | Director, Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative