Farm to Text

Agrarian - georgic - pastoral - agri/cultural. A working group of the NYU English Department.

Author: kaa401@nyu.edu

Audio from Fred Kirschenmann’s talk on
February 18, 2016 in the English Department at NYU
“Anticipating and Adapting to Future Food and Farming Challenges: The Role of the Arts”

First Reading Group

(Download poster here)

The material conditions necessary for life include food. Humans have been growing theirs for over eleven millennia. Agriculture today accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than any other human activity, and it accounts for all of us. Culture today rests on cultivation, art included, few exceptions. How does our agricultural production affect our other cultural productions?

WHEN – Thursday, October 15, 6:00 PM
WHERE – English Department, 244 Greene St., 8th-Floor “Graduate Reading Room”
RSVP – Let us know you’re coming by emailing farmtotext@gmail.com. We’ll send some readings that you can do if you want. Expect food and drink.

 

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