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CGAS lecture series continues with talk focusing on Bahamas

A free public lecture series at the University of Delaware, “The Politics of Global Food and Health,” will continue from 12:20-1:10 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, with a discussion of food insecurity in the Bahamas.

The series, offered by the Center for Global and Area Studies, began Sept. 12 and can be taken as a one-credit pass-fail course, ARSC300, open to all students. If taken for credit, it satisfies a core requirement for the minor in global studies.

All lectures take place from 12:20-1:10 p.m. on Mondays in 202 Old College and address different aspects of health and food from a variety of disciplines.

Questions should be directed to Kelebogile Setiloane, associate professor of behavioral health and nutrition and director of the African Studies program, at

Upcoming lectures

Oct. 10, Allison Karpyn, UD College of Education and Human Development, “Understanding Food Insecurity in the Bahamas.”

Oct. 17, Anani Dzidzienyo, Brown University’s departments of Africana Studies and of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, “Africa and/in Latin America: Food and Health.”

Oct. 24, Lindsay Naylor, UD Department of Geography and Latin American and Iberian Studies program, “Food Justice: The Politics of Healthy Bodies in Delaware.”

Oct. 31, Patricia Sloane-White, Department of Anthropology and Asian and Islamic Studies programs at UD, “The Politics and Practice of Eating Halal in Malaysia.”

Nov. 7, Philip Aditiloye, University of Agriculture, Nigeria/Fulbright Scholar, Lincoln University, “The Politics of Food and Health: The Case of Nigeria.”

Nov. 14, Owen White, UD Department of History and African Studies program, “Vinelords: Wine and Settler Power in Colonial Algeria.”

Nov. 28, Omololu Babatunde, Brooklyn (New York) Museum, “Food for the Soul: Nourishing Resistance Through Art.”

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