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Allison Carruth

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Allison Carruth is an Associate Professor of English and the Institute for Society and Genetics at UCLA, where she currently holds the Waldo W. Neikirk Term Chair and serves as director of the Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS). She is the author of "Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food" (Cambridge 2013). A co-founder of the multimedia public engagement project Play the LA River, she is involved in ongoing collaborations with artists, scientists and media makers.

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Dessert at Baudar's wild food walk, made with dates, flavored with wild plants, and decorated with wild flowers I Camille Frazier
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Wild Cuisines, Risky Futures: Reimagining What We Consider Edible Species

What does the future of the local food movement hold and what are the new sustainability blueprints being used by experimental chefs and eco-entrepreneurs?
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A Brief History of Public Art and the L.A. River

"The Unfinished" is the latest in a vibrant line of public art projects that have played a major role in reimagining and redesigning the L.A. River.
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