29 May 2012

Think & Drink

Thanks to Eloise Holland at Oregon Humanities 

Oregon Humanities hosts a happy-hour series, called Think & Drink, which sparks provocative conversations about big ideas. This week, Think & Drink features a conversation about food, led by Robert Paarlberg, professor of political science at Wellesley College and author of Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know; and Susan Bragdon, an international sustainable development advisor who is currently

Author Speaking Wednesday
in Portland

serving as the executive director of the Agriculture and Innovation Policy Network.

This event is free and open to the public. It takes place, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at the Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan St., Portland. Minors allowed when accompanied by an adult.

This is the second in a four-part series that explores how technology shapes the future. Upcoming programs will look at the future of human and artificial intelligence and the future of robotic warfare. Richard Read, economics and international affairs reporter for the Oregonian, will moderate the series.

Oregon Humanities connects Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities. More information about our programs and publications—which include the Conversation Project, Think & Drink, Humanity in Perspective, Idea Lab Summer Institute, Public Program Grants, Responsive Program Grants, and Oregon Humanities magazine—can be found at oregonhumanities.org. Oregon Humanities is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and a partner of the Oregon Cultural Trust.