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From Devil's Brew to Heavenly Cup: Geographies of Coffee

Date:

Monday, April 24, 2017


Schedule:

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Location:

CCSU Main Campus, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT


Instructor:

Dr. Cindy Pope


Cost:

$15


Room:

Constitution Room, Memorial Hall

Course Description

This talk will discuss the role of geography in understanding the production, movement, and consumption of coffee around the world. Which countries are the coffee powerhouses and why? What is the role of sustainability in coffee production? Why was it considered the "devil's drink" for so long? We will include a coffee tasting and food pairing representing different global regions as part of this class. However, you do not have to be a coffee drinker to enjoy this course!

 

This event includes coffee and snacks.

 

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Instructor Information

Dr. Cindy Pope


Dr. Pope is a Professor of Geography at CCSU and teaches all levels of human geography courses, including a course on the Geography of Coffee. She came to this specialty after her scholarship and teaching in and about Latin America and the Caribbean. She also teaches and conducts research in Medical Geography, and her countries of focus are Cuba and Belize. 




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