by Glenn Davis Stone
Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies
Washington University, St. Louis
Date: Thursday, September 29
Time: 4:00 pm
Place: 125 Nolte
Series: Institute for Advanced Study Thursdays at Four Series
Glenn Davis Stone is a professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies at the Washington University in St. Louis. His recent work focuses on ecological, social, and political aspects of the introduction of genetically modified crops in developing countries, particularly India and Nigeria. He is most recently the author of "Field vs. Farm in Warangal: Bt Cotton, Higher Yields, and larger Questions" and he discusses food, farming, and biotechnology on his regularly updated blog, Fieldquestions. Prof. Stone's talk is organized in conjunction with the Institute for Advanced Study's interdisciplinary facultry seminar, "Talking Over Food: Abundance and Scarcity in the 21st Century," and is part of the University Symposium on Abundance and Scarcity.