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Food and Agriculture Studies

Learning libguide on food studies research resources

Seminars and Speaker Series

Want to learn more about special interest topics outside of class?

Why not attend an event, seminar or speaker series presentation hosted by one of the University's many departments, centres and institutions? They are a great learning and networking opportunity in fields of study related to or possibly engaged in food studies and issues. Some events are free, others may require a small fee or registration, check your department website and event information for details. The list of departmental events pages and speaker series below is not comphrehensive, check your department website for other intersting opportunities!


Anthropology Events

Centre for Environment Seminar Series

Centre for Global Change Science Distinguished Lecturer Series

Cities Centre Events

Department of Geography and Planning Lectures and Seminars

Health Services Research Seminars

Munk School of Global Affairs Events

Sociology Events

Library Workshops

Library workshops are free classes for students.

Learn how to manage your references with Refworks. Or learn effective search strategies for your research. 

Find out more here and click on a particular library to see what workshops they offer.

US CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Map of the United States showing percentage of population that is obese

PeaceMeal Workshop


Imagine if our daily act of eating could contribute to creating a peaceful world.  The PeaceMeal Project seeks to promot a culture of peace through food with their PeaceMeal Workshop:Building a culture of peace through food.

For more information on the PeaceMeal Project and for details and registration for the PeaceMeal Workshop.


Ulife is a sophisticated one-stop website listing a large and diverse collection of student clubs, organizations, activities and opportunities on all three campuses.  

U of T developed Ulife to help students benefit to the fullest from their university experience including life beyond the classroom.

Also, Ulife provides information on research and award opportunities

Search Ulife by Area of Interest and find a campus group that fits you.

Publishing Papers on Campus

Have you written a paper for a course in which you did well on?

Then, think about submitting it for publication.  Check out the Journal Publishing Services for on campus journals and student-led journals to submit your papers to.

USDA Food Desert Locator