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Food Justice, Faith & Climate Change Forum

Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 to Friday, February 12, 2016
Event Time: 
9:00am - 4:15pm
Event Type: 
Community Event
Room: 
Haury Lecture Hall for Plenaries, Rm S107
Speaker(s): 
Speaker(s): 
Fred Bahnson
Doug Bland
Sister Joan Brown
Don Bustos
Nikki Cooley
Barbara Eiswerth
Rhett Engelking
Katie Hershboeck
Veronica Kyle
Teresa Mares
Kristy Nabhan-Warren
Robert Ojeda
José Oliva
Patti Sills-Trausch

Wednesday, February 10, 7 pm, Food Justice Mini Film Festival at The Loft Cinema (3233 E. Speedway Blvd): feature film The Harvest and short films Man in the Maze, Forked, and Food Ministries in Tucson, AZ. Films followed by panel discussion with Jose Oliva and Don Bustos, with moderator TBA. This event is free to conference pre-registrants, others pay at the door. 

Thursday February 11, 9am - 4:15pm: Climate Change and Faith-Based Responses

Friday February 12, 8:45am - 4:30pm: Food Justice and Faith-Based Responses

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Co-sponsored by UA Center for Regional Food Studies, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Southwest Center, Institute of the Environment, and Department of Religious Studies and Classics; with the City of Tucson, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Edible Baja Arizona, and the Pima County Interfaith Civic Education Organization First public educational launch of Tucson as a UNESCO City of Gastronomy.

A two day interfaith forum at the University of Arizona, ENR2 Building. Plenaries held in Haury Lecture Hall (S107), with breakout sessions in S225, S215, and the Bannister Tree-Ring Building, room 110.

Note: Every talk and panel will be preceded by 3-4 minutes of silent reflection, contemplation, or prayer. The speaker or the panel moderator may have the prerogative to cut her or his session short in order to guide a reflection or meditation in her or his tradition as well.

Research Themes: 
Climate and Adaptation
Food Systems and Security