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Social Science and Humanities Symposium

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Food: Farming, Famine, and the Future

The 15th annual College of Southern Idaho Social Science and Humanities Symposium will examine the central role food has played in shaping history and the world we live in today. Sessions will focus on the political economics of food production and distribution as well as social and cultural developments related to eating, famine, and food shortages. Speakers include scholars, members of the agricultural community, and leaders concerned about hunger in our community and the world.

Registration & Details

Register for the 2023 Symposium

Date: March 9 - 10, 2023

Cost: $75  Lunch and light breakfast is provided

Location: Herrett Center's Rick Allen Room, 315 Falls Ave , Twin Falls, ID 83301

To earn professional development credit – Please register separately with the College of Southern Idaho for Socy 199A.

About the Symposium

The CSI Social Science and Humanities Symposium is a 2-day annual conference exploring a theme relevant to history and modern society.  The Symposium has an agenda highlighting experts in the field including professors from Idaho universities sharing a diverse prospective on the theme of the Symposium.

Who should attend the Symposium? 

  • Educators seeking professional development credit 
  • CSI students seeking academic credit 
  • CSI students wanting to expand their knowledge without seeking academic credit 
  • General pubic interested in expanding their knowledge through a multiple perspective approach 

See the topics and speakers from past years