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With Kent Kirshenbaum (Prof. Chemistry, NYU Dept Chemistry), Isha Datar (Executive Dir., New Harvest), Jacy Reese (Sr Fellow, Sentience Politics), Ben Wurgaft (Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT), Christopher Schlottmann (Clinical Prof. Environmental Studies, NYU).
Friday, April 21, 2017 at 02:00 PM    Cost: Absolutely Free
NYU Cantor Film Ctr, 36 E 8th St
 
     
 
 
              

        
 
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A half-day event about the science & business of meat substitutes & their social dimensions.

The science of meat substitutes:

2:00-3:20PM


Kent Kirshenbaum- Director of Graduate Studies & Professor of Chemistry at NYU Department of Chemistry
'Plant-Based Meat: Faux or Fugly?'
Isha Datar- Executive Director of New Harvest
'Producing Meat from Cell Cultures'
Moderated byJacy Reese- Senior Fellow, Sentience Politics

The culture of meat substitutes:

3:40-5:00PM


Alan Levinovitz- Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at JMU
'Magic, Metaphysics, & Frankenmeat: Understanding the Foundations of Dietary Taboos'
Ben Wurgaft- Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT'
'Promise & Progress: On Cellular Agriculture, Moral Promises, & Technological Progress'
Moderated byChristopher Schlottmann, Clinical Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

 
 
 
 
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