Garden Conversation, Sixth International Conference on Food Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
Welcome Reception, Sixth International Conference on Food Studies
Talking Circle, Sixth International Conference on Food Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA

Sixth International Conference on Food Studies
'Food Systems in an Age of the Anthropocene: Addressing Demands for Change'
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, USA
12-13 October 2016

At a Glance...

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

175+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Sixth International Conference on Food Studies.

32

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Sixth International Conference on Food Studies featured plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Anna Blythe Lappé

Anna Blythe Lappé

Author, Educator, and Sustainable Advocate; Principal, Small Planet Institute; Head, Real Food Media Project, Bay Area, USA

"Eat the Sky: The Food System as Casualty and Culprit of—a Cure for—the Climate Crisis"

Anna Lappé is a widely respected author and educator, known for her work as an expert on food systems and as a sustainable food advocate. The co-author or author of three books and the contributing author to ten others, Anna’s work has been widely translated internationally and featured in The New York Times, Gourmet, and Oprah Magazine, among many other outlets. More...

Lorenzo Scarpone

Lorenzo Scarpone

Founder, Slow Food San Francisco and Villa Italia Wines, San Francisco, USA

"Artisans and Small Farmers Still Matter in a Commercial World"

Lorenzo Scarpone grew up on a farm and vineyard in Guardia Vomano, a small town in the Abruzzo region of Italy, not far from the Adriatic Sea. Lorenzo’s father was renowned as the best local pork butcher, and his mother as one of the best cooks. The family was also noted for their wine, produced from the local Montepulciano and Trebbiano grapes. More...

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award, with its accompanying responsibilities, provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2017 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Elizabeth Diehl

Elizabeth Diehl

Bastyr University, Kenmore, USA

Suzanne Dunai

Suzanne Dunai

University of California, San Diego, USA

Malcom J. Krepp

Malcom J. Krepp

University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, USA

Laura Murray

Laura Murray

New York University, New York, USA

Melanie Narciso

Melanie Narciso

University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Manila, Philippines

Blaire O'Neal

Blaire O'Neal

San Diego State University, San Diego, USA

Caitlin Rathe

Caitlin Rathe

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA

Gifty Sienso

Gifty Sienso

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

Virtual Presentations

Virtual Posters

Virtual Posters present preliminary results of work or projects that lend themselves to visual representations. Download the posters below.

Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks are 5-minute "flash" video presentations. Click the button below to view the videos on our YouTube channel.

Final Program