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Department of Geography


Public Lecture - Conservation You Can Taste: The Role of Ethnobiologists in the Collaborative Conservation of Food Diversity

The Department of Geography is co-sponsoring a public lecture and series of events featuring internationally recognized nature writer, agrarian activist, and ethnobiologist, Gary Paul Nabhan.

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Where: Gambrell Hall 817 Henderson Street

Cost: Free

Description: Gary Paul Nabhan, internationally recognized nature writer, agrarian activist, and ethnobiologist who works on conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity, will present a public lecture on the occasion of his latest book release, "Ethnobiology for the Future". Book signings will take place one half hour before and after the lecture.

The event is sponsored by a minigrant from the South Carolina Humanities Council with support from the USC Departments of Anthropology, Geography, English Language and Literature, and Health Promotion Education and Behavior, as well as the School of Earth, Ocean, & Environment, Jarrett's Jungle, Slow Food Columbia, and SC Garden-Based Learning Network.