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Moravian College to host Dr. Bill Schindler, co-star of the National Geographic TV series "The Great Human Race”, on April 9

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Moravian College to host Dr. Bill Schindler, co-star of the National Geographic TV series "The Great Human Race”, on April 9

BETHLEHEM, PA, April 3, 2019: Today, Moravian College announced it will host Dr. Bill Schindler, co-star of the National Geographic TV series "The Great Human Race” and associate professor of anthropology at Washington College on Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. for his presentation titled “Eat Like a Human Again.”  The event will be held on the Main Street campus in the Haupert Union Building (HUB), Prosser Auditorium at 1119 Monocacy St, Bethlehem, PA, 18018. This lecture is free and open to the public.

“Bill Schindler is an excellent speaker and has important messages to share about sustainability, the locavore movement, and environmental ethics,” commented Sandy Bardsley, professor of history at Moravian College. “His work is timely insofar as it connects college and town communities to work together to develop sustainable food sources.”

Dr. Schindler is a superstar among anthropologists and archaeologists and students in his courses at Washington College make their own clothing, for instance, by butchering, skinning, fleshing, and de-hairing deer. They tan the hide and sew it into clothing. In doing so, Schindler argues, they gain more ownership of the process and are more invested in the result. Dr. Schindler’s current work involves establishment of a "Food Lab" to explore sustainable food sources.

Event Details:
Eat Like a Human Again
Presented by Dr. Bill Schindler
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Moravian College, Haupert Union Building, Prosser Auditorium

Event contact: Sandy Bardsley (bardsleys@moravian.edu)

Media contact:
Michael Corr
Director of Marketing and Communications
corrm@moravian.edu
610.861.1365

About Moravian College
Moravian College is a private coeducational liberal arts college, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. For more than 275 years, the Moravian College degree has been based on a liberal arts curriculum where literature, history, science, cultural values, global issues, ethics, artistic expression, and the social sciences are infused with multidisciplinary perspectives. Visit Moravian.edu to learn more about how the Moravian College liberal arts curriculum prepares its students for life-long success.

 

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