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Ashland: Doc Film & Discussion Series presents ’How Food Fueled Human Origins’

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Start:
September 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End:
September 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue:
Ashland Library
Phone:
508 881 0134
Address:
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66 Front St., Ashland, MA, United States, 01721

Ashland – The Ashland Documentary Film & Discussion Series will present a talk on film, “How Food Fueled Human Origins,” Thursday, Sept. 11, from 7-9 p.m., in the Community Room at the Ashland Library, 66 Front St. Admission is free, and viewers are invited to stay for discussion.

 

In this short public lecture before in audience at Univ. of Cal. San Diego, Prof. Margaret Schoeninger outlines what anthropology has discovered about the role of food in the origins of Homo sapiens. She also discusses the development of agriculture and modern industrial food production. The film asks, “What can the science of anthropology tell us about the role of food in the emergence of Homo sapiens?”

 

The film is presented by the Friends of the Ashland Library and co-sponsored by the Ashland Farmers’ Market.

 

The Documentary Film & Discussion Series meets every 2nd Thursday and 4th Tuesday of the month for an in-depth look at important topics of our day. The moderated discussions are often lively and thought provoking. All points of view are welcomed. For more information, call the library at 508-881-0134 or visit www.friendsoftheapl.com.