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Welcome New Students for Spring 2020

We hope you will enjoy getting to know some of the new students who are joining the Gastronomy and Food Studies program this spring. Fascinated by food systems, Dana Ferrante has worked in kitchens, volunteered on farms, pulled espresso shots, and staged with chefs at home and abroad. A native of Massachusetts, Dana graduated from […]

Course Spotlight: Food and Public History

Got Food? Got History? Go Public. Food and Public History (ML623), Spring 2020 In Food and Public History (4 cr), we will examine interpretive foodways programs from museums, living history museums, folklore/folklife programs, as well as culinary tourism offerings, “historical” food festivals, and food tours. Our goal is to compare different approaches to teaching the […]

The Food Podcast Colloquium

Please join us for this special event! Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6 pm to 8 pm Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering (CILSE), room 106B 610 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA Panelist include Cynthia Graber – Gastropod Sara Joyner and Kaitlin Keleher – Proof, from America’s Test Kitchen John Rudolph – Feet in 2 Worlds […]

Course Spotlight: Food Policy Courses in the Gastronomy Program

Dr. Ellen Messer teaches Food Policy classes in the Gastronomy Program and has prepared this overview of her classes.   NYT front page headline news asserts “Climate Change Threatens the World Food Supply, UN Warns” by Christopher Flavell, 8 Aug19).  But how do agricultural and nutritional policies contribute to causation and potential mitigation?  Can better […]