Topics to be discussed include “farm-to-table”, science and policy
Newport, R.I.—The Pell Center has announced the topics for the 2015 Spring lecture series. All lectures are free and open to public and audience participation is encouraged. The lectures will be held at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I.
On Wednesday, Feb. 11, Farm to Table: Farming, Food Production, and Their Consequences will host a panel of speakers to discuss the chain of decisions involved in food production and its impact on the community and national life.
On Wednesday, Mar. 4, Science Under Attack: Politics, Policy and Science in America will present another group of speakers to address questions about Americans’ attitudes towards science.
On Wednesday, Apr. 22, professors from Salve Regina University’s History Department will explore The Civil War and The Making of Modern America. In honor of the Civil War’s 150th anniversary, each professor will illustrate how the Civil War changed the United States in profound ways.
- Farm to Table: Farming, Food Production, and Their Consequences, February 11, 2015, 7:00 p.m., Bazarsky Lecture Hall
- Science Under Attack: Politics, Policy, and Science in America, March 4, 2015, 7:00 p.m., Bazarsky Lecture Hall
- The Civil War and The Making of Modern America, April 22, 2015, 7:00 p.m., Bazarsky Lecture Hall