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Latin American Educators' Workshop "Native Foods of Latin America: Wealth for the World"

Event Type
Professional Development
Sponsor
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date
Sep 19, 2019   4:00 - 6:00 pm  
Registration
Registration link
Contact
Alejandra S-Seufferheld
E-Mail
amsseu@illinois.edu
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PROGRAM AGENDA & SPEAKERS

 

AGENDA

Time

Presentations Title

Presenters

4:00-4:05 PM

Welcome

Dr. Kasia Szremski, CLACS Associate Director

4:05- 4:25 PM

Native Foods of Latin America

Dr. Kasia Szremski, CLACS Associate Director

4:25- 4:45 PM

 Why We Eat What We Eat: Food and Culture in Colonial Latin America

Dr. Mariselle Meléndez, Spanish and Portuguese

4:45- 5:05 PM

Bioactive compounds in native foods of Latin America: Role in cardiovascular disease

Dr. Elvira de Mejia, Food Science

5:05- 5:25 PM

Latin American Native Foods diet, nutritional aspects

Dr. Margarita Teran-Garcia, Extension Specialist Hispanic Health Programs, Research Assistant Professor, HDFS

5:25-5:45 PM

Andean contributions to Western Diet

Carlos Molina-Vital, CLACS Quechua Instructor, UIUC

5:45- 5:55 PM

Resources for Teachers

 

Dr. Antonio Sotomayor, Librarian of Latin American Studies, UIUC

5:55: 6:00 PM

Evaluation

 

 

   SPEAKERS

DR. KASIA SZREMSKI, Associate Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UIUC

DR. MARISELLE MELÉNDEZ, Professor, Head, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UIUC

DR. ELVIRA DE MEJIA, Professor, Department of Food Science, UIUC

DR. MARGARITA TERAN-GARCIA, Extension Specialist Hispanic Health Programs, Research Assistant Professor, HDFS

Division of Nutritional Sciences Carle Illinois College of Medicine, UIUC

CARLOS MOLINA-VITAL, Quechua Instructor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UIUC

DR. ANTONIO SOTOMAYOR, Associate Professor, Librarian for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University Library, UIUC

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