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Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Tenth International Conference on Food Studies features research addressing the following annual themes:

  • THEME 1: FOOD PRODUCTION AND SUSTAINABILITY
  • THEME 2: FOOD, NUTRITION, AND HEALTH
  • THEME 3: FOOD POLITICS, POLICIES, AND CULTURES
  • 2020 Special Focus—Making The Local: Place, Authenticity, Sustainability

Local Chair

Kathleen LeBesco

Kathleen LeBesco

Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Professor of Communication and Media Arts, Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, United States

​Plenary Speakers

 Melanie Dupuis

Melanie Dupuis

Professor and chair of Environmental Studies and Science, Pace University, Professor emerita, University of California, Santa Cruz, United States

Mireya Loza

Mireya Loza

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, New York University, Steinhardt, United States

Conference Host

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