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Mary Beth Mills is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology at Colby College. She teaches courses on contemporary Asia, gender and sexuality, political ecology, tourism, and food.
Amanda Hilton is a Research Scientist at the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA) at the University of Arizona. She is an applied environmental anthropologist and political ecologist who works in Sicily, Italy and the US Southwest and Southeast.
The Center for the Arts and Humanities is delighted to announce the fourth annual Summer Institute in Environmental Humanities.
If you are an academic, artist, activist, or independent scholar with a passion for the environmental humanities, we invite you to join us from July 31 – August 6, 2023, for a week of seminars, lectures, workshops, field trips, and other events.
Food highlights a living paradox: it represents the key ingredient that binds us together, and yet divides us when power dynamics and privilege are at play. By shedding light on these intricate realities, “Food for Thought’ seeks to problematize and critically assess the complex social, cultural, environmental, political relationships that we have with food.
Mark your calendars for the 2023 Colby Summer Institute in Environmental Humanities! If you are an academic, artist, activist, or independent scholar with a passion for the Environmental Humanities, we invite you to join us in beautiful Maine from July 30-August 6, 2023, for a week of seminars, lectures, workshops, field trips, and other events.