E.J. Yoder (top), senior instructor, and Larry Erbert (bottom)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Communication Department colleagues E.J. Yoder (top), senior instructor, and Larry Erbert (bottom), associate professor, presented at the third annual International Food Studies conference,

,Oct. 15-16, in Austin, Tex.

The workshop addressed “Emerging conflicts in the new food revolution: What can collaborative conflict management models teach us about food sustainability.”

Yoder and Erbert decided to collaborate on the workshop as they teach complimentary courses in Food as Communication and Environmental Communication.

In addition, Yoder presented a workshop “Where¹s the truck?: Local, healthy, equitable food distribution challenges,” with colleague Elsa Jacobson, regional director of the Chicago Green Festival.

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