Corn: Its Science, Culture, and Cuisine. What Does The Future Hold for Corn and Maize?

INDIANA – On Tuesday, August 9th from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. EDT you can join a free Zoom webinar on Corn: Its Science, Culture, and CuisineWhat Does The Future Hold for Corn and Maize?

You can find the information for the Zoom webinar here.

This event is free to attend as well as live-streamed and captioned. The recording will be posted here after the event. If you need an accommodation to attend, please contact the USDA by phone 301-504-5755 or email.

This is the final webinar in a 3-part series hosted by the National Agricultural Library. Learn about the influence of corn and maize on public health and society. Hear perspectives on food security, environmental impact, community resilience, and a vision for the future.

4 images: A diagram of a corn plant, corn growing in a field, corn in a crabcake dish, and a maize goddess statue

Speakers include Denisa Livingston, M.P.H.  a Community Health Advocate at Diné Community Advocacy Alliance. She is a food justice organizer who advocates for tribal communities by focusing on public health and foodways of Native people and promoting better health through Corn: Its Science, Culture, and Cuisine. What Does The Future Hold for Corn and Maize?

Portrait of Denisa Livingston
Denisa Livingston, M.P.H.

Psyche Williams-Forson, Ph.D.  a Professor and Chair in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland College Park.

Portrait of Psyche Williams-Forson
Psyche Williams-Forson, Ph.D.

Dr. Williams-Forson’s research is focused on the ways in which Black people engage their material worlds, especially with food and food cultures. Some of her recent projects focus on food shaming and race in America.