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  • Term Dates: Jan. 11 - Feb. 26, 2021
  • No classes on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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  • Term Dates: Mar. 22 - May 7, 2021
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30695 The Justice of Eating: Hunger in the Time of Pandemic   NEW!

Miles of cars lined up for limited supplies at food pantries; applications for SNAP, backlogged; one in six Americans without enough to eat. The pandemic has only worsened an ongoing crisis of hunger in the United States. In this course, we’ll discuss this issue from the perspective of policymakers: What is the scope of the problem? What solutions are in place and why did they fail? Are there countries with better solutions? Participants are encouraged to bring their insights—scientific, social, cultural, legal, and religious—to aid in the discussion.

 

This course is now in session. To inquire about registration email: olli@umn.edu

 

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