Denison Convocation Features Frances Moore Lappé
Date of Event: September 10, 2009
Posted: August 27, 2009
“Why Hunger in a World of Plenty?” is the question that world food and hunger expert Frances Moore Lappé will address as the opening keynote speaker for Denison University’s 2009-10 campus theme, “Consumption.” Lappé, whose most recent book is “Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad,” will speak at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The convocation is free and open to the public.
Lappé is the author or co-author of 18 books, including the well-known “Diet for a Small Planet,” which J.M. Hirsch described as “the blueprint for eating with a small carbon footprint since long before the term was coined.” Lappé is the co-founder of three organizations including the Small Planet Institute, which she leads with her daughter, Anna Lappé.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Lecture by Frances Moore Lappé at 8 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 10, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). Free and open to the public. For more information contact Marlaine Browning at 740-587-6206 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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