Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022
Lecture: George Washington Carver and the Liberatory History of Black Agriculture
Monica M. White, University of Wisconsin, Madison, will talk about her book, "Freedom Farmers," which revises the historical narrative of African American resistance and includes the work, roles, and contributions of southern Black farmers and the organizations they formed. The book traces the origins of Black farmers organizations to the late 1800s.
Thursday, 24 Mar 2022
Lecture: Shifting Gender Equality from Afterthought to Guiding Goal of Agricultural Innovation
Dr. Hale Ann Tufan is a Research Professor at Cornell University. Gender is integral to the agricultural innovation process, from technology development to access to inputs that shape technology adoption. Through examples from crop improvement, the talk will explore frameworks and approaches for inclusive design, innovative tools and methods that integrate crop improvement and gender research.