Lenfest Learning Commons, John Stewart Memorial Library

Common Hour - Eating to Live, Living to Tell: Foundational Food in the Latina Testimonial Text

Wilson College Common Hour 2018
Food Matters: You Are What You Eat
Mondays at noon in the Learning Commons - John Stewart Memorial Library

Eating to Live, Living to Tell: Foundational Food in the Latina Testimonial Text - Amanda Eaton McMenamin

Common Hour - Dining with the Gods in Ancient Greece

Wilson College Common Hour 2018
Food Matters: You Are What You Eat
Mondays at noon in the Learning Commons - John Stewart Memorial Library

Dining with the Gods in Ancient Greece - Bonnie Rock-McCutcheon

Common Hour - The Civic Governance of Food Distribution: Lessons from the Public Market

Wilson College Common Hour 2018
Food Matters: You Are What You Eat
Mondays at noon in the Learning Commons - John Stewart Memorial Library

The Civic Governance of Food Distribution: Lessons from the Public Market - Linda Aleci

Common Hour - Eat Well—Be Well

Wilson College Common Hour 2018
Food Matters: You Are What You Eat
Mondays at noon in the Learning Commons - John Stewart Memorial Library

Eat Well—Be Well - Dan Maertz and Mary Beth Williams

Common Hour - Food Waste at Wilson College: Closing a Loop

Wilson College Common Hour 2018
Food Matters: You Are What You Eat
Mondays at noon in the Learning Commons - John Stewart Memorial Library

Food Waste at Wilson College: Closing a Loop - Christine Mayer

Common Hour - Sancho’s Dinner, or, Why Study Food?

Wilson College Common Hour 2018
Food Matters: You Are What You Eat
Mondays at noon in the Learning Commons - John Stewart Memorial Library

Sancho’s Dinner, or, Why Study Food? - Wendell P. Smith

Socialisation and the 'Culture of Fear'

 

How we fear is closely linked to ideas about morality and personhood. It is for this reason that the way we socialise young people is of great significance in understanding the culture of fear that prevails in the 21st century. The aim of this talk is to explore their influence of parenting and education on the way that society expresses its fears about the problems of everyday life.

 

 

 

 

 

The Rules of Fear in 21st Century Society

 

The way we fear and what we dread is mediated through social and cultural norms. This talk discusses the distinctive features of the culture of fear at the present time. It explores the symbols and rituals through which modern fear is performed in everyday life. It attempts to answer the question of how fear works in the 21st century.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Frank Furedi

 

Anxiety and Power in the United States and China

The roughly concurrent rise to power of Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, as well as the apparently increasing ethnic nationalism around the globe, has been predicated, in part, upon anxieties of racial or ethic difference, social change, and economic inequality. But there is something more: the deliberate social construction of anxiety as a means to the creation of extremely motivated political activists—the less polite term is ‘fanatics’—appears to be increasingly common in political discourse.

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