Tag: lecture series

Spring Lecture Series Recap: The History of Gentleman Farming in Los Angeles County

By Ty Robinson Last week, the Gastronomy Department hosted its first guest lecture of the season. Laura Barraclough presented a talk entitled “Cultivating Whiteness: Gentleman Farming as Settler Colonialism in Los Angeles.” Barraclough is an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race and Migration at Yale University. Her engaging lecture started with a brief […]

Fall Lecture Series Recap: What’s Not to Like About Modern Processed Food? – A Historical Perspective

Throughout the year, the BU Gastronomy blog will feature occasional posts from special guest writers including current students, recent alumni, professors, and more. The following Guest Post is brought to you by Gastronomy student Nate Orsi. Close your eyes…after you read the next sentence. Visualize the history and prehistory of processed food. Now, open them…What?! […]