Category: Food Systems

Posts about food policy and food systems – includes events, student work and projects, courses, etc.

Food Mapping: Revealing the Unseen

Written by Sarit Sadras Rubenstein for Anthropology of Food “Food mapping is an image-based approach to research that pays attention to the way people relate to food in the interaction of senses, emotions, and environments” (Marte 2007). Food mapping is an interesting assignment students take during “Anthropology of Food” class. Food Mapping is a tool, […]

Reflections on Michael Twitty’s Pepin Lecture

On October 24th, Michael Twitty visited BU to present a Pepin Lecture on his book, The Cooking Gene. This is Gastronomy student Ariana Gunderson’s take on the lecture. “But, America is not ready for you.” So said an editor at a major publishing house to Michael Twitty, when he proposed a book tracing the food […]

Reflections on Julie Guthman’s New Food Activism

On October 12th, USC Professor Julie Guthman visited Boston to present a lecture on Social Justice and New Food Activism at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. This is Gastronomy student Madison Trapkin’s take on the lecture. “The new food activism.” I stared at this phrase on the projector screen, accompanied by […]