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Presentations

Our past and scheduled presentation and poster list are presented below, in reverse chronological order.

Food Dignity Presentation and Poster List

  • Porter, C.M. “Growing public health with gardens.” Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual meeting. November 2, 2016. Denver, CO.

  • Hargraves, M. & Denning, C. “Visualizing Expertise, Complexity, and Design – Collaborative Pathway Modeling with Community Organizers.” Presentation at the American Evaluation Association annual meeting. October 26, 2016. Atlanta, GA. Abstract available online.

  • Porter, C.M. and Sequeira, E.J. “Grow dignity, democracy, diversity to grow good food systems.” Invited presentation at the Enhancing Food Security in the Northeast through Regional Food Systems (EFSNE) workshop. December 2015. Bethesda, MD. Slides available online.

  • Porter, C.M. “Extending Tribal Dignity, Resilience and Sovereignty.” Invited plenary lunch presentation at the Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program Professional Development Meeting hosted by USDA. September 2015. Reno, NV.

  • Bradley, K., M. Neideffer, and H. Bass. “Complicit and Resistant? What local government support for an urban farm means for the neoliberal critique.” Presentation at Agriculture, Food, and Human Values/ Association for the Study of Food and Society Annual Meeting. June 26, 2105. Pittsburgh, PA. Abstract available online (see page 14).

  • Porter, C.M. and Woodsum, G.M. “Yielding results that count: lessons from Food Dignity about scientific knowledge versus/and social justice.” Invited presentation at the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Food Equity Meeting. June 4, 2015. Minneapolis, MN.

  • Porter, C.M. “It’s the people, stupid: the Food Dignity action research project schools the PI.” Invited presentation at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. June 3, 2015.  Minneapolis, MN. Recorded presentation available online.

  • Lu, J. f., Bradley, K., Brown, S., Dillon, L., Goodling, E., and Simpson, M. “Praxis and engaged scholarship” Panel presentation at Practicing Political Ecology: A Left Coast Political Ecology Workshop. May 7, 2015. Berkeley, CA.

  • Bradley, K., Neideffer, M., and Bass, H. “Innovative Partnerships for Food Justice: An analysis of collaboration between an urban farm project and local government.” Presentation at Agriculture Food and Human Values. June 24, 2015. Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Bradley, K. “Infusing Racial Analysis and Tightening Political Ecological Subfields: an urban farmer field school case study.” Presentation at Association of American Geographers. April 24, 2015. Chicago, IL.

  • Reynolds, K., Block, D.R., Agyeman, J., Bradley, K., Herrera, H., Graddy-Lovelace, G., Herman, R., and Oliva, J. “Food Justice Scholar-Activist Community of Praxis.” Panel presentation at Association of American Geographers. April 22, 2015. Chicago, IL.

  • Daftary-Steel, S., Herrera, H., and Porter, C. “The Unattainable Trifecta of Urban Agriculture.” Presentation at Feeding Cities: Ethical and Policy Issues in Urban Food Systems. March 27, 2015. Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

  • Daftary-Steel, S., Lukats, P. “Foundations for Success: Growing a Community Based Food Project.” Presentation at Just Food Conference.March 2015. New York, NY. Description available online.

  • Porter, C.M., Woodsum, G.M., Sequeira, E.J., and Hargraves, M. “Let us count the ways: How CBPR leads to more rigorous research.” Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. November 2014. New Orleans, LA. Abstract available online.

  • Porter, C.M. “Food Dignity: 3 1/2 years in 20 minutes.” Presentation at USDA/NIFA/AFRI Sustainable Food Systems PD Workshop.September 29, 2014. Washington D.C. Abstract available online. You can also watch a recording of the presentation here.

  • Woodsum, G.M. “The Rocky Road to Power Equity in CBPR.” Presentation at What Went Wrong? Reflecting and Learning from Community-Engaged Research Conference. July 11, 2014. Twin Cities, MN.

  • Porter, C.M. “Establishing an academic agenda for creating equitable research partnerships.” Roundtable discussion at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 13th International Conference. April 30-May 3, 2014.

  • Porter, C.M. “Will work for food dignity: striving for equity in our action research relations.” Presentation at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 13th International Conference. April 30-May 3, 2014. Abstract available online.

  • Porter, C.M. & Redmond, L. “Labor and leadership: women in US community food organizing.” Oral presentation at Yale Food Systems Symposium, October 18-19, 2013. Yale University, New Haven, CT. Abstract available online (pp.35).

  • Herrera, H. and Bradley, K. “Decolonizing Food Justice.” Paper presentation at the Yale Food Systems Symposium, October 18-19, 2013. Yale University, New Haven, CT. Abstract available online (pp.47).

  • Porter, C.M., Herrera, H., Marshall, D., Sequeira, E.J., Sutter, V., Vigil, D., and Woodsum, G.M. “Will work for Food Dignity: A workshop on making research serve food justice.” Panel and workshop at Yale Food Systems Symposium, October 18-19, 2013. Yale University, New Haven, CT. Abstract available online (pp.12).

  • Armstrong, J. A. “Utilizing Pedagogies of Discomfort to Confront Supremacism in Community-Campus Partnerships.”  Paper presented at the Association of Humanist Sociology Annual Conference. October 9-13, 2013. Washington, DC.

  • Herrera, H. “The Ecology of Food Justice.” Presentation at the Association for the Study of Food and Society. June 19-22, 2013. East Lansing, MI.

  • Woodsum, G.M., Porter, C.M., Herrera, H., & Marshall D.  “Shared Voices, Different Worlds – Food Dignity research team” Presentation at CU Expo. June 2013. Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, Canada.

  • Bradley, K., Armstrong J., Arthur M., Herrera, H., & Porter, C.M.  “Making Academics Work for Justice-Oriented Food Networks: Graduate Student Experiences in Food Dignity.” Presentation at Association of American Geographers. April 2013. Los Angeles, CA. Abstract available online.

  • Woodsum, G.M., Herrera, H., Sutter, J.  & Porter, C.M. “Food Dignity.” Poster at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health community partners meeting. December 2012. Washington, D.C.

  • Porter, C.M., Daftary, S., Herrera, H., Marshall, D., McCrackin, P., Neideffer, M., Sequeira, E.J., Sutter, V., and Woodsum, G.M. “Food Dignity: Successes and struggles in community food system action research.” Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual meeting. October 2012. San Francisco, CA. Abstract available online.

  • Gregory, M.M., Drinkwater L.E., Peters, S.J., Greig, D., Vigil, D. & Eck, E. “Practicing agroecology in Brooklyn community gardens: Enhancing ecosystem services and gardener learning through collaborative inquiry on cover crops.” Presentation at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August 2012, Portland, OR. Abstract available online.

  • Porter, C.M. et al. “ Food Dignity: Growing and Learning from Community-Led Food Systems.” Panel Presentation at the Annual meeting of the Agriculture, Food & Human Values Society. June 21, 2012. New York, NY. Abstract available online (pp.33)

    • Daftary, S., Marshall, D. “East New York Farms! Strategies and experiences in the Food Dignity Partnership.”

    • Gregory, M.M., Maymi, N.O., Greig, D., Peters, S.J., & Vigil, D. “ Practicing Agroecology in Brooklyn Community gardens: Learning together Through Collaborative Inquiry on Cover Cropping.”

    • Porter, C.M., Daftary, S., Drinkwater, L., Gervais, S., Gregory, M.M., Herrera, H., Marshall, D., Peters, S.J., and Sequeira, E.J. “ Opportunities, Strategies, and Challenges in Collaborative Re-storying of Food Systems.”

    • Herrera, H. “ Building Community from the Ground Up.”

    • Sequeira, E.J. “Whole Community Project Strategies and Experiences in the Food Dignity Partnership.”

  • Porter, C.M., Daftary, S., Herrera, H., Neideffer, M., Sequeira, E.J., & Sutter, V. “Food Dignity: five community food system stories.” American Society for Nutrition Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology. April 2012. Seattle, WA. Abstract available online.

  • Pelletier, D.L. & Porter, C.M. “Expanding the frontiers of nutrition research: New questions, new methods and new approaches.” Symposium session selected for American Society for Nutrition Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology. Porter’s presentation is “Food Dignity: Action research frontiers in nutrition.” April 2012. Seattle, WA.

  • Woodsum, G.M., Hubbell, C, McCrackin, P. “The Road Not Taken: miracles and hazards of letting a project define itself.” Story session at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 15th anniversary conference. April 2012. Houston, TX. Abstract available online (pp. 46-47).

  • Woodsum, G.M. “Achieving the promise of community-engaged health disparities research.” An invitational national community partner forum for Community-Campus Partnerships for Health. December 2011. Boston, MA.

  • Herrera, H., Marshall, D., Porter, C.M., Sequeira, E.J., Sutter, V., & Woodsum, G.M., “Tapping the roots: radically democratic organizing for food dignity.” Networking session at Community Food Security Coalition annual meeting. November 2011. Oakland, CA.

  • Porter, C.M., Herrera, H. & Sequeira, E.J. “Community food system organizing for obesity and hunger prevention in the US.” Presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. November 2, 2011. Washington, D.C.

  • Herrera, H. & Porter, C.M. “You work for us: Complexities of community leadership in community-based public health.” Roundtable presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. October 31, 2011. Washington, D.C. Abstract available online.

  • Porter, C.M. “Practice and potential of catalyzed minigrants for democratic community health.” Poster atAmerican Public Health Association Annual Meeting. October 31, 2011. Washington, D.C. Abstract available online.

  • Bradley, K. “Lessons from the Past and Present, for the Future: a case study of Dig Deep Farms & Produce, in Ashland CA.” Invited presentation for the International Food and Nutrition Conference at Tuskegee University. October 2011. Tuskegee, AL.

  • Porter, C.M. & Herrera, H. ‘Introducing “Food Dignity”: A five-year action research initiative on building sustainable community food systems.’ Presentation at Joint Annual Meetings of AFHVS, ASFS, and SAFN. June 2011. Missoula, MT. Abstract available online (pp. 130).

  • Herrera, H. & Porter, C.M. The nexus of food systems, anti-hunger work and obesity prevention: Values, praxis, policies and politics in action. Presentation at the Joint Annual Meetings of AFHVS, ASFS, and SAFN. June 2011. Missoula, MT. Abstract available online (pp. 146).

  • Porter, C.M., Herrera, H. & Sequeira, E.J. “Community food system approaches to preventing obesity and hunger in the US.” Presentation at the American Society for Nutrition Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology. April 2011. Washington, D.C. Abstract available online.

  • Bradley, K., Herrera, H., Gong, S. & Porter, C.M. “Food Sovereignty from the Roots.” Presentation at the Society for Applied Anthropology. March 31, 2011. Seattle, WA. Abstract available online (pp. 115).

 

Local and Regional Presentations

  • Arthur, M. “Northern Arapaho Food Sovereignty.” Presentation at Shepard Symposium. April 10, 2015. Laramie, WY.

  • Armstrong, J., Dickey, T., Lindemann, J., and Rosario, M. “Engaging Research/Engaging Cornell: Graduate students, public engagement, and the land grant mission of Cornell University.” Presentation of findings of graduate student report to Cornell students, facutly, staff, and administrators. January 22, 2015. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Watch full presentation and discussion on YouTube.

  • Woodsum, G.M., Bell, P., Sutter, V., Sutter, J., Lee, C., Mendoza, T. “Growing Food and Leaders across Wyoming’s Cultural Divide.” LocalFest. Dec 10, 2014. Lander, WY.

  • Porter, C.M. & Woodsum, G.M. “Food for Dignity and Democracy.” Workshop presentation. UW 14th Consumer Issues Conference. October 9, 2014. Laramie, WY.

  • Bell, P. & Woodsum, G.M. “Local Foods Panel Presentation.” Panel presentation. UW 14th Consumer Issues Conference. October 9, 2014. Laramie, WY.

  • Brant, S., Madden, E., Woodsum, G., Call, P. “Discussion on Food Waste and Food Recovery.” Panel presentation at UW 14th Consumer Issues Conference. October 9, 2014.

  • Scott, H. “Ithaca’s Community Garden Harvest Research.” Food Dignity Team Meeting. May 13, 2014. Ithaca, NY.

  • Armstrong, J.A. “Local Food Politics.” Guest Lecture. April 2014. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

  • Woodsum, G. “Local Food Security.” Panel presentation. League of Women Voters. February 6, 2014. Laramie, WY.

  • Armstrong, J.A. “Science, Epistemology, and Practice in Participatory Action Research.” Presentation to Farmer-Centered Research and Extension. February 2014. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

  • Arthur, M., Ben Zine, M., Zwontizer, D. “Accidental Activist Panel.” Good Mule Conference. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

  • Porter, C.M., Woodsum, G.M. Panelists for “A Place at the Table” film discussion, Hunger and Homelessness Week. Service, Leadership & Community Engagement (SLCE), University of Wyoming. November 20, 2013. Invited.

  • Armstrong, J.A. “Prometheanism and the Politics of Service.” Presentation to the Office for Academic Diversity Initiatives’ Community Advocates Program. November 2013. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

  • Woodsum, G.M., “FLV Food, Health, and Justice.” Oral presentation to University of Wyoming Food, Health, and Justice Class. October 10, 2013. Invited.

  • Porter, C.M. “Will work for Food Dignity: doing action research in community nutrition.” Speaker at Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Seminar Series, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. September 19, 2013. Invited.

  •  Frith, A. and Brandon, K. “Green Star Community Projects.” Presentation at Food Justice Walk. September 19, 2012.

  • Gregory, M.M.  “Cover crops for gardens and small farms.” Invited workshop for Family Field Day at Cornell’s Thompson Organic Research Farm. September 8, 2013.

  • Woodsum, G.M. “Working for Food Equality in Albany County, Wyoming.” Presentation for Friends of Recreation. April 3, 2013.

  • East New York Farms! “The Global Gardener: Growing Food from Around the World.” Making Brooklyn Bloom. March 9, 2013.

  • Peters,S, Sequierea, J., Armstrong, J, Gervais, S, Gregory, M, Camillo-Lillie, L. “Food Dignity: Action Research On Engaging Food Insecure Communities And Universities In Building Sustainable Community Food Systems.” Cornell Institute for International Food and Agriculture Seminars, Cornell University. February 13, 2013

  • Pelletier, D., “Advancing the Frontiers of  Population Nutrition Research: New Questions, New Methods and New Approaches.”  Cornell University, DNS Field Seminar.  Feb 2013

  • Peters, S., Sequiera, J. “Getting Serious about Research and Education for Food, Justice: Challenges from the Field”. CIIFAD Seminars series. Cornell International Institute for Food and Agriculture Development, Cornell University. February 13, 2013. Invited.

  • Porter, C.M. “Closing the soul-heart-brain gap: preparing students and their professors for social justice work.” Panelist for MLK Days of Dialogue, Exploring the Gap: Faculty Perspectives, University of Wyoming. January 24, 2013. Invited.

  • Vigil, D., Wilks, M. Panel presentation at Young Farmers Conference at Stone Barns. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Pocantico Hills, NY. December 12-14, 2012.

  • Porter, C.M. “Action research with community food system organizing for health & justice.” Colloquium presentation for Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center (WYSAC). November 7, 2012. Invited.

  • Porter, C.M. “Can we do social justice research? The Food Dignity case with community food systems for economic development, sustainability, and democracy.” Brown bag speaker for Center for Fair & Alternative Trade, Colorado State University. October 5, 2012. Invited.

  • Porter, C.M., Sutter, V. & Woodsum, G.M. “Organizing Community Food Systems for Wyoming’s Health.” Plenary presentation at the Wyoming Public Health Association annual meeting. October 3, 2012.

  • Gregory, M.M. “Practicing agroecology in NYC community gardens: Collaborative research for enhancing urban food production & ecosystem services.” Presentation at How Food Systems Shape Cities: Ecological and Economic Perspectives. Transforming Cities Education Series, presented by BioCities and the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. May 2012, New York, NY.

  • Greig, D. & Gregory, M.M. “Current research in urban agriculture.” Workshop at the Northeast Organic Farming Association Winter Conference. January 2012, Saratoga Springs, NY.