Silas D. Childs Professor of Biology David Gapp and Associate Professor of German and Russian Languages and Literatures Frank Sciacca will appear on the Green Local 175 LIVE Radio & Internet Show, tonight (Tuesday, March 26) from approximately 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., on WPNR 90.7 FM and streaming live audio on the Internet.
Gapp and Sciacca teach Food for Thought: The Science, Culture and Politics of Food. Described as an interdisciplinary exploration of food, topics covered include why we eat what we eat; where our dinner comes from; the politics of food; the cultural history of foodways; early 19th-century New York State agriculture; diet fads; food and disease; the locavore and Slow Food movements. One weekly session is dedicated to The 1812 Garden, food workshops and films.
On tonight’s radio program Sciacca and Gapp will be talking about Food for Thought, the 1812 and Community Gardens, Slow Food and other food related issues, especially those that they discuss in their courses.