Dean’s Symposium

The next Dean’s Symposium, “Living with the Animals—Meet Meat: Three Angles on What We
Eat and Its Effect on Land, Community, and Self,” will be held on Thursday, Mar. 27 in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Recital Hall from 2:30pm to 4:00pm.

The speakers will be William Fritz, Interim President and Professor, Department of Engineering Science and Physics; Jean Halley, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work; Deborah Popper, Professor, Department of Political Science and Global Affairs who will discuss their reflections on the organization of meat production, and the choices we made and what they have meant for the animals, people, and commuities involved.

The speakers will bring personal experience to the topic: Dr. Fritz grew up on a cattle ranch and now has a herd of Pineywoods heritage cattle, Dr. Halley is from a cattle-ranching family, and Dr. Popper has advocated for bison restoration.

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