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Composting Grief: Food as Medicine - Dr. Rupa Marya

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Institute of the Arts and Sciences: 100 Panetta Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Presented by: 
Art Department
Arts Division

Reciprocal Ecologies, LANDING, and the Environmental Art and Social Practice MFA Program at UCSC are proud to present this talk by Dr. Rupa Marya. Dr. Marya is a physician, activist, artist and writer who is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and the founder and executive director of the Deep Medicine Circle, a worker-directed nonprofit committed to healing the wounds of colonialism through food, medicine, story, learning and restoration.

Thank you to the Institute of the Arts and Sciences for hosting, to the Arts Division and the City of Santa Cruz for financial support, and to the Center for Racial Justice, the Institute for Social Transformation, the Global Community Health Program, The Humanities Institute, Environmental Studies, Cultural Studies, Disability Studies, Sociology, the Center for Agroecology, College 9, John R. Lewis College, Crown College, and others for help with promoting this event.



  • Free parking is available at the Institute of Arts and Sciences Galleries.
  • Accessible parking on High Rd.