Frances Moore Lappé: Keynote to ‘Considering the Counterculture’

Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 4:30 pm
Program in American Studies
Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies
Center for Collaborative History
Princeton Environmental Institute
Princeton University Humanities Council
University Center for Human Values
Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities
Center for the Study of Religion
Program in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

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.”