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Elizabeth Hoover - Defining and Enacting Food Sovereignty Through Native American Farming and Gardening Projects

Elizabeth Hoover

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: Kresge Hall, #2351 (Kaplan Seminar Room), 1880 Campus Drive , Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and public welcome

Contact: Jill Mannor   (847) 467-3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Co-Sponsor: Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


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This talk is co-sponsored by the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research as part of the 2018-19 SECURITY Dialogues, a year-long conversation about struggles over security from humanistic perspectives, presented by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities in partnership with multiple Northwestern departments and programs.

Elizabeth Hoover is Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies at Brown University, and teaches courses on environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, Native American museum curation, and community engaged research. Her second book project “From ‘Garden Warriors’ to ‘Good Seeds;’ Indigenizing the Local Food Movement” explores Native American farming and gardening projects around the country: the successes and challenges faced by these organizations, the ways in which participants define and envision concepts like food sovereignty, and importance of heritage seeds.

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