From “Garden Warriors” to “Good Seeds” – Indigenizing the Local Food Movement with anthropologist Elizabeth Hoover
The School for Advanced Research will host Dr. Hoover on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the James A. Little Theater at the School for the Deaf in Santa Fe (6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.) for a presentation on her recent work: From “Garden Warriors” to “Good Seeds” – Indigenizing the Local Food Movement.
Hoover is the Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies, at Brown University where she teaches on environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, Native American museum curation, and community engaged research. She received a BA from Williams College, MA from Brown in Anthropology/Museum Studies, and PhD from Brown in Anthropology, with a focus on environmental and medical Anthropology as it applies to Native American communities responding to environmental contamination. She is currently a 2018-2019 external faculty fellow at Stanford Humanities Center.
Launched in September 2017, SAR’s Creative Thought Forum brings cutting-edge thinkers to Santa Fe to discuss topics of broad social concern. This year the series asks how traditional practices interact with innovative thinking and emerging technology. The five-part series includes five significant scholars whose approaches, research, and projects examine this intersection. Learn more…