The Progressive Forum presents Eric Schlosser
A decade after Fast Food Nation exposed the harms of the industrial food system, famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser addresses the existential threat of nuclear weapons. Schlosser returns to The ...
Mar 27 7:00 PM
Film screening: Compliance
Among feature films, the phrase "based on true events" often brings to mind sentimental dramas or lurid tales ripped from the headlines. So outlandish and disturbing is the backstory to ...
Jan 31 5:00 PM
Art opening reception: Gunilla Klingberg: New Installation
Rice University Art Gallery has commissioned Swedish artist Gunilla Klingberg to create a site-specific installation. Drawing from a background in graphic design and sculpture, Klingberg creates her own three-dimensional, graphic ...
Oct 14 7:00 PM
Screening of King CornKing Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation.
Sep 30 7:30 PM
Eric Schlosser speaks at the Wortham Center
McDonald's fries are tantalizing and delicious, but could they be the cause of obesity in our nation? In his bestseller Fast Food Nation, journalist Eric Schlosser examines the impact ...