Diet for a Small Planet author to speak

October 18th, 2010  |  by  |  Published in Campus News  |  1 Comment

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Frances Moore Lappé, founder of the Small Planet Institute and author of Diet for a Small Planet, is the UH Mānoa Distinguished Lecturer for fall 2010.

She will give a public lecture, “Facts and Myths of World Hunger: The Politics of Scarcity,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Architecture Auditorium on the Mānoa campus.

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The next day, Lappé will address a noon brownbag lunch at Kuykendall Auditorium on “The Politics of Scarcity: Challenging Big Food/Cheap Food.”

She is the author of 18 books, most recently Getting a Grip 2: Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want.

For more information, contact College of Education Professor Marie Iding at 808-956-7507 or email

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  1. John says:

    November 7th, 2011at 7:48 am(#)

    I would really love to hear her speak about the book. Her book really is an inspiration.