UNT Libraries, UNT Speaks Out, Food Day
- Dornith Doherty, Professor, College of Visual Arts and Design
- Pankaj Jain, Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences & College of Public Affairs and Community Service
- Jennifer Jensen Wallach, Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Dornith Doherty will talk about her project, Archiving Eden, involving photographs of seed bank collections around the world. Pankaj Jain will discuss Hinduism, Jainism, and the 2000 years of vegetarianism in South Asia. Jennifer Wallach, whose book, How America Eats: A Social History of U.S. Food and Culture, is coming out in early December, will focus on food and race.
In addition, UNT Dining Services is celebrating Food Day with a special lunch in Kerr Hall featuring a locally grown and sustainable menu and food sampling from vendors around Texas who use sustainable practices.