The Common Book Program

at Windward Community College

Fall, 2004

Fast Food Nation

Schedule of Events

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Admission is free and open to the public. Email the Common Book Program at commonbk@hawaii.edu or call the WCC Library at 235-7338 for more information.

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Wednesday, September 8, 2004

 

Evening Presentation: Introduction to Fast Food Nation - Chris Fung, Assistant Professor of Anthropology Program at Hawaii Pacific University

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Evening Presentation: Working at a Fast Food Restaurant - Bill Puette, the director of the Center for Labor Education and Research

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Lunch Alive! Brown Bag Learning Series: Don't be Fooled: Food Myths - speaker: Dick Allgire, health and medical reporter for KITV 4 News.

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 12:30 to 1:30pm

Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Evening Presentation: Fast Food Advertising - speakers: Brook Gramann and Gloria Garvey, The Brand Strategy Group in Kailua

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Thursday, September 23, 2004

Lunch Alive! Brown Bag Learning Series: Guilt Free Fast Food - speaker: Dr. Alan Titchenal, UH Manoa Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences.

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 12:30 to 1:30pm

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Evening Presentation: Running a Good Farm and Ranch - Ryan Lum of The North Shore Cattle Company and Gary Maunakea-Forth of the Waianae Organic Agriculture Center (Ma'O Farms)

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Lunch Alive! Brown Bag Learning Series: Six Keys to Permanent Weight Loss and Well-Being by Linda Giles, Life Coach and Trainer.

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 12:30 to 1:30pm

Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Evening Presentation: Why it's Hard to Run a Good Restaurant - speaker: Cheryl Ka'uhane, CEO of YWCA of Oahu

Hale Akoakoa, Room 101, 7:00pm (note the room change)

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Evening Presentation: Anti-Aging Nutrition Secrets - speaker: Mary Arakaki, Registered Dietician at the Castle Wellness Center. Co-sponsored by the Castle Medical Center. (Dr. John Westerdahl will be on the mainland).

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Saturday, October 16, 2004
World Food Day

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Evening Presentation: Hawaii Diet - speaker: Dr. Terry Shintani, author of The Good Carbohydrate Revolution and many others.

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Evening Presentation: Engineered Foods - speaker: Hector Valenzuela of the College of Tropical Agriculture at UH Manoa

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Wednesday, November 3, 2004

Evening Presentation: The Social Science of Food - a panel of speakers from a variety of disciplines

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Evening Presentation: The Humanities of Food - a panel of speakers from a variety of disciplines

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Evening Presentation: Food and the Department of Education - speaker: Gene Kaneshiro, director of the School Food Services of the Hawai'i State Department of Education

Hale Akoakoa, Room 105, 7:00pm

Wednesday, December 8, 2004

Evening Presentation: In Conclusion with Lois-Ann Yamanaka, author of Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers and other works.

Paliku Theatre, 7:00pm

Student awards will be announced.

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