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Events - Spring 2012
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ongoing What Chaffey Eats
Online exhibition open to all Chaffey College students, faculty and staff. To participate visit whatchaffeyeats.wordpress.com. For more information please contact Professor Bartlett, angela.bartlett@chaffey.edu.

Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
January 17- March 24

Food for ThoughtFood for Thought: A Question of Consumption
Artists Edith Abeyta, Fallen Fruit (David Burns, Matias Viegener and Austin Young), Anne Hamersky, Mark Menjivar, and Jessica Rath In the Project Space: Thoughtful Food, Lauren Kasmer  
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Wednesday
January 18
6-8 pm

Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption Artists Reception
Free and open to the public. Light refreshments and music from dj Trickmilla.

Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Saturday
January 21
11 am-2 pm
LMK Food Fete!
All participants in Kasmer’s Thoughtful Food project who submitted recipes are invited to attend. Please bring the recipe/dish you submitted to be photographed and to share!
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Monday
January 23
11 am-2 pm
Panther Lunch Club Mondays with Edith Abeyta
Come join artist Edith Abeyta and Heather Anacker for "Philosophical Debeet". If inclement weather, Panther Lunch Club Mondays may be moved to CAA-218 or CAA-211. Look for up to date info at the Wignall Museum of Contemoprary Art the day of the event.
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Monday
January 30
11 am-2 pm
Panther Lunch Club Mondays with Edith Abeyta
Come join artist Edith Abeyta and Christina Sanchez for "Survival Strategies: Back of House Voices Silenced No More". If inclement weather, Panther Lunch Club Mondays may be moved to CAA-218 or CAA-211. Look for up to date info at the Wignall Museum of Contemoprary Art the day of the event.
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Monday
February 6
11 am-2 pm
Panther Lunch Club Mondays with Edith Abeyta
Come join artist Edith Abeyta and Reies Flores and Arturo Ernesto Romo-Santillano for "Raising Chickens in the City from Egg to Stew". If inclement weather, Panther Lunch Club Mondays may be moved to CAA-218 or CAA-211. Look for up to date info at the Wignall Museum of Contemoprary Art the day of the event.
Rancho Campus
DL-108
Thursday
February 9
12:30-2 pm
What can you do with a major in biology?What Can You Do With a Major in Biology?
In addition to the branches of biology explored by Michael Pollan in The Botany of Desire, such as evolution, ecology, animal behavior, genetics, horticulture, agriculture, and food quality assurance, the careers open to those with degrees in biology are myriad. The workshop explores the range of degrees held by biologists, the wide range of careers in biology, and some of the pathways to those careers. Co-sponsored by The Global Career Center and presented by Professor Robin Ikeda.
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Monday
February 13
11 am-2 pm
Panther Lunch Club Mondays with Edith Abeyta
Come join artist Edith Abeyta and Katrina Alexy for "Not Worth a Hill of Beans". If inclement weather, Panther Lunch Club Mondays may be moved to CAA-218 or CAA-211. Look for up to date info at the Wignall Museum of Contemoprary Art the day of the event.
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Tuesday
February 14
12:30-2 pm
LMK Food Fete!
All participants in Kasmer’s Thoughtful Food project and installation who submitted recipes are invited to attend. Please bring the recipe/dish you submitted to be photographed and to share!
Rancho Campus
CAA-218
Wednesday
February 15
12:30-2 pm
Food Labels with Candice Tinsley
Ever wonder what the difference is between “grass-fed” beef and “grain-fed” beef? Or, question what Maltodextrin is and what it’s doing in your food? Join Nutrition faculty Candice Tinsley in examining how to read our food labels.
Rancho Campus
HS-132
Friday
February 24
11 am-12 pm
Panel Discussion of The Botany of Desire
Chaffey College Honors Symposium
Join Chaffey College honors students as they discuss the 2011-12 college book selection, The Botany of Desire.
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Monday
February 27
11 am-2 pm
Panther Lunch Club Mondays with Edith Abeyta
Come join artist Edith Abeyta and Jessica Rath for "Tart and Tang, Beautiful Antiques to Eat". If inclement weather, Panther Lunch Club Mondays may be moved to CAA-218 or CAA-211. Look for up to date info at the Wignall Museum of Contemoprary Art the day of the event.
Rancho Campus
PS-112
Wednesday
February 29
12:30-2 pm
Apple Tasting and Lecture
Join Alison Mathisen from Mom's Country Orchards in Oak Glen for a talk and apple tasting. Apples will be for sale at the end of the talk/Q&A.
Rancho Campus
CAA-211
Thursday
March 1
12:30-2 pm
Film Festival Screening
Please join Professor Leona Fisher to view and discuss the PBS film related to the 2011-12 college book selection, The Botany of Desire.
Rancho Campus
CAA-211
Thursday
March 1
7 pm
Forks Over KnivesForks Over Knives
What has happened to us? Despite the most advanced medical technology in the world, we are sicker than ever by nearly every measure. Join the Philosophy Club as they examine the film Forks Over Knives. FOK looks at the profound claim that most degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.
Fontana Campus
FNLC-120
Monday
March 5
12:30-2 pm
Film Festival Screening
Please join Professor Sean Connelly to view and discuss the PBS film related to the 2011-12 college book selection, The Botany of Desire.
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Saturday
March 3
12:30-2 pm
LMK Food Fete!
All participants in Kasmer’s Thoughtful Food project and installation who submitted recipes are invited to attend. Please bring the recipe/dish you submitted to be photographed and to share!
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Monday
March 5
11 am-2 pm
Panther Lunch Club Mondays with Edith Abeyta
Come join artist Edith Abeyta and Michael Lewis Miller for "Bread and Butters". If inclement weather, Panther Lunch Club Mondays may be moved to CAA-218 or CAA-211. Look for up to date info at the Wignall Museum of Contemoprary Art the day of the event.
Rancho Campus
CAA-218
Monday
March 5
12:30-2 pm
Environmental Rights DebateEnvironmental Rights Debate
Join the Ethics Across the Curriculum Committee in a panel discussion debating Environmental Rights issues from legal, ethical, and environmental perspectives. Co-sponsored by OBOC, this event is free and open to the public, although space is limited.
Rancho Campus
CAA-218
Wednesday
March 7
12:30-1:30 pm
Marijuana: A Pop Culture History
How has Hollywood's depiction of marijuana changed from the 1930s-era propaganda film Reefer Madness to its more recent depiction of lovabale stoners in Cheech and Chong's Up in Smoke (1978) or in Pineapple Express (2008)? Come join Professors Eric Odegaard and Jeremy Kaye in connecting some of Michael Pollan's key arguments about marijuana in The Botany of Desire to the way that it has been demonized, stereotyped, and even celebrated in American popular culture. [download flyer]
Rancho Campus
Wignall Museum
Monday
March 12
11 am-2 pm
Panther Lunch Club Mondays with Edith Abeyta
Come join artist Edith Abeyta for "Cakewalks, Bake Sales, and Potlucks as Subversive Grassroots Fundraising in the Kickstarter Era". If inclement weather, Panther Lunch Club Mondays may be moved to CAA-218 or CAA-211. Look for up to date info at the Wignall Museum of Contemoprary Art the day of the event.
Rancho Campus
Quad
Wednesday
March 14
12:30-2 pm
Pi DayPi Day OBOC Fundraiser
Enjoy pie, pi and more pie to benefit future OBOC activities!
Rancho Campus
CAA-218
Wednesday
March 28
12:30-2 pm
Battle of the Books
Join faculty and staff as they battle for the 2012-13 collge book. Semifinalists include Just Kids by Patti Smith, The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls, Daytripper by Fabio Moon & Gabriel Ba, and Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich.

Rancho Campus

Wednesday
April 11
4-5 pm

Animal Rights panel 
Join Professor Angela Bartlett and the Club of Secular Understanding for a spirited debate on animal rights.
Rancho Campus
CAA-218
Thursday
April 12
5-7 pm
Why Animals Aren't a Meal: A Discussion on the Ethics of Eating Meat
This panel discussion will explore the economic, ethical, and health implications of eating meat.

Rancho Campus
Student Activities
Wednesday
April 25
5:30-7:30 pm

Essay Contest Awards Ceremony

 







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