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Wendell Berry to Speak at CLF 20th Anniversary Celebration

Wendell Berry at the Center For A Livable Future

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The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) is kicking off its 20th Anniversary Celebration next week with events featuring award-winning author and farmer Wendell Berry and investigative journalist and author Eric Schlosser. Members of the media are invited to attend the events below or watch the live stream at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/johnshopkinsu

The World Ending Fire: A Conversation with Wendell Berry 

Eric Schlosser, author and investigative journalist, and Wendell Berry, award-winning novelist, poet, and farmer, will discuss Mr. Berry’s writings and ideas about a wide range of topics, including agriculture, agrarian life, the pleasures of good food, and our food system.

When: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at Noon-1 PM (EST)

Where: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, W1214 (Sheldon Hall)
Baltimore, MD

Notes: This event is not open to the public and space is limited. Please direct media RSVPs to dmilbur3@jhu.edu. The event live stream can be viewed here.

 

The Thought of Limits in a Prodigal Age

Wendell Berry will premier a new essay, “The Thought of Limits in a Prodigal Age,” during the 17th Annual Dodge Lecture. The Dodge Lecture was established in 1999 to honor Dr. Edward Dodge and his late wife Nancy for their generous support of the Center for a Livable Future.

When: Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 12:30-1:30 PM (EST)

Where: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, E2014 (Sommer Hall)
Baltimore, MD

Notes: This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Please direct media RSVPs to dmilbur3@jhu.edu. The event live stream can be viewed here.

 

About CLF: 

Since 1996 the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future has been addressing some of the most pressing issues in the food system while advancing public health and protecting the environment. As an interdisciplinary academic center based within the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Center is a leader in public health research, education, policy, and advocacy that is dedicated to building a healthier, more equitable, and resilient food system.

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For more information or to RSVP, please contact: Darcy Milburn, Communications Coordinator at (978) 998-9319 or dmilbur3@jhu.edu.