Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Michael Pollan to Speak at Winona State University Tomorrow

Sept. 23, 2009 at 7:30 pm — Somsen Auditorium, Winona State University
Event is free but tickets will be required.

For the past twenty years, Michael Pollan has been writing books and articles about the places where the human and natural worlds intersect: food, agriculture, gardens, drugs, and architecture.

He is the author of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto , winner of the James Beard Award, and The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2006), which was named one of the ten best books of the year by both the New York Times and the Washington Post. He is also the author of The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World (2001); A Place of My Own (1997); and Second Nature (1991). Pollan appears in Food, Inc. a documentary which debuted in June, and New York Times Magazine, Pollan is the recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including the James Beard Award for best magazine series in 2003 and the Reuters-I.U.C.N. 2000 Global Award for Environmental Journalism. Pollan served for many years as executive editor of Harper’s Magazine and is now the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at UC Berkeley.

On 9/22 from Noon to 5:00 and 9/23 Noon to 4:00 p.m. tickets will be available to the general public at the WSU Box Office in the Performing Arts Center. 2 ticket limit. If still available, tickets will given at the door on 9/23, starting at 6:00.

[where: Sustainable Food, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Twin Cities, Minnesota]


ethan said...

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