CNY Mellon Corridor working group on Health Humanities Fall 2023 Gathering: Food/Justice/Healing

Conference Schedule

9:15 hot coffee and casual greetings

9:45 Welcome

10am-11:30 Keynote

Hanna Garth (Princeton) Serving the Other: “Healthy Food” as a Racial Project

11:45-12:45pm Lunch

The Conversation in Our Region

12:45pm-2:00pm Panel I CNY on Food and Wellbeing

Anna Zoodsma (RISE) Economies of Wellbeing: Farming and the Social Determinants of Health Among Refugees in Central NY

Mariaelena Huambachano (Syracuse University) Seeding hope: Rematriating Indigenous Cultures of Well-being

Yamuna Sangarasivam (Nazareth University) Queer Culinary Transmigrations: Nourishing Resistance & Renewal

2:15-3:30pm Panel II CNY on Eating and Medicine

Blaize Gervais (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) “Identity, Meaning, and Medicalization: Health and Justice through a Korsgaardian Lens”

Hannah Ali (Cornell University) Drug Whispers

Conerly Casey (Rochester Institute of Technology) Cooking Medicines: Spirit-Recommended Sahelian Plants for Stews

3:35-4:30pm Connections and Continuation

Join one of two conversations: 1. for regional scholars and working group members to identify ongoing points of solidary and collective work for our working group; or 2. in informal conversation between Keynote speaker, Hanna Garth, and graduate students.

Co-sponsored at Cornell University by the Africana Studies and Research Center, American Studies Program, Department of Anthropology, Department of Global Development, and Society for the Humanities and by the Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences.

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