Food, Religion, and Politics: A Conversation on Contemporary Issues in the U.S.

Date(s) - 04/08/2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Simon Hall's May Auditorium, Washington University

This moderated roundtable will bring together activists, entrepreneurs, and scholars with backgrounds and expertise in various faith traditions to discuss faith-based reactions to contemporary issues such as sustainability and labor concerns in the food industry.


Roundtable participants include Karen Adelman, co-owner of Saul’s Deli, Berkeley, California; Rabbi Ari Hart, co-founder of Uri L’Tzedek; Jason Fowler, co-founder of Sustainable Traditions and Land and Table, Lynchburg, Virginia; Rev. Jennifer Ayres, Ph.D., Candler School of Theology, Emory University; Benjamin Zeller, Ph.D., Department of Religion, Lake Forest College. The discussion will be moderated by Rachel Gross, dissertation completion fellow with the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, and Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University.

This event is free and open to all.

Please see here for a video recording of this event.