Anthropology Professor Julie Lesnik to share expertise at 59th Nobel Conference

Julie LesnikAssociate Professor of Anthropology Julie Lesnik is set to give a talk at the upcoming 59th Nobel Conference. The event, renowned for its focus on cutting-edge scientific discussions, will delve into the theme, "Insects: Little Body, Big Impact." 

Lesnik will present a 35-minute talk at 11:15 a.m. (EST) on Wednesday, Oct. 4. An expert in entomophagy, her presentation will focus on the vital role insects have played in human diets throughout history and the perception of insects as food. 

A live stream of the talk will be available on the conference website

In addition to her individual presentation, Lesnik will participate in panel discussions scheduled over the two-day event. Lesnik expressed her enthusiasm for representing Wayne State University's anthropology department at the Nobel Conference, the only U.S. conference officially endorsed by the Nobel Foundation. 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to witness Lesnik's insightful contributions to the 59th Nobel Conference, as she sheds light on the intricate world of entomophagy and its potential contribution to solving global food challenges. 

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