Dr. Richard Ivan Jobs is a Professor of History at Pacific University Oregon. He will be speaking to the Rhodes community about his newest book, "Backpacking Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe".
Department of Anthropology and Sociology
How did we learn to trust food in opaque packages? In her new book, Canned: The Rise and Fall of Consumer Confidence in the American Food Industry, Dr. Anna Zeide reveals the answers through the story of the canning industry, taking us on a journey to understand how food industry leaders leveraged the powers of science, marketing, and politics to win over a reluctant public, even as consumers resisted at every turn.
Africana Sessions: The Paradoxes of
Integration - a conversation between Charles McKinney and Evelyn
Perry, author of Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and
Community in an Integrated Neighborhood
Getting Your Passion Going to Save the Planet: A Lecture by Sam Lovejoy
Reception at 5:30 p.m., event to follow at 6 p.m.
In Black Liberation movements in the United States, food plays not only a biological
role but also a political one. In this talk, Dr. Ashanté Reese explores the ways in which
Black Liberation movements use food as a platform for mobilizing communities and
making connections between historical and contemporary movements, and also considers
how organizing around food demonstrates multifaceted resistance.
Choro das 3, a Brazilian instrumental group, returns to Memphis for two days. They will be visiting Rhodes College for the very first time!
Concert will be held Tuesday, April 12th, at 7:00pm, and a hands-on strings and percussion workshop will be held Wednesday, April 13th at 7:30pm.
Both events are free and open to the public.
To sign up for the workshop please call: 888-408-4181