As we mentioned yesterday, Beloit College’s 2013-14 Weissberg Chair in International Studies Vandana Shiva is scheduled to visit campus next week. The world-renowned author, activist and founder of Navdanya, an Indian women's movement to protect the diversity and integrity of living resources and native seeds.
In preparation for her visit, student and faculty groups have been reading her work--and critiques of her work--in recent weeks.
Shiva will give a keynote address titled “The Right to Food: Women, Development and the Global Economy” on Friday, April 4 at 8 p.m. in Eaton Chapel. All events are free and open to the public, but if you’d like to attend the Farm to Table dinner April 2 at Bushel & Peck’s, you should call B&P [(608) 363-3911] as soon as possible and reserve a place.
Friday, March 28
Screening of Bullsh*t
Science Center 150, 7 p.m.
Monday, March 31
Conviviality and Poster Session
Wright Museum of Art Courtyard, Beloit College campus, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, April 1
Radio segment on local station WCLO
Wednesday, April 2
Bushel & Peck’s, 328 State St., Beloit, 6 p.m.
Reservations through Bushel & Peck’s (608) 363-3911
Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?
A film by Taggart Siegel’81
Bushel & Peck’s, 328 State St., Beloit, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 4
Panel 1: “Sustainable Agriculture: Local and Regional Models”
Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall, Beloit College campus, 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 5
Panel 2: “College Students Out of the Classroom: Applying Theory to Activism”
Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall, Beloit College campus, 9 a.m.
Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall, Beloit College campus, 10:30 a.m.
Panel 3: “Food Availability, Quality and Access”
Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall, Beloit College campus, 11 a.m.