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Small Planet, Big Crises, and Hope Through Democratic Action

Frances Moore Lappé, author

September 27, 2019 · 4:30 pm6:30 pm · 50 McCosh

Program in American Studies

This talk is the keynote address of Program in American Studies conference “Considering the Counterculture: A History in Ideas” which takes place on Friday, September 27 to Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or coauthor of nineteen books, including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. Her latest work is Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want, coauthored with Adam Eichen, focusing on the roots of the U.S. democracy crisis and how Americans are creatively responding to the challenge. Frances is co-founder of Oakland-based Food First and the Cambridge-based Small Planet Institute, which she leads with her daughter Anna Lappé. The recipient of nineteen honorary degrees, Frances has been a visiting scholar at MIT and the University of California, Berkeley and in 1987 received the Right Livelihood Award, often called the “Alternative Nobel.”

For full conference schedule, visit: https://counterculture.princeton.edu/

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