Urban Agriculture Urban Planning and Food Studies MET ML 714 A1 (Summer 2- 2023) Course Description: Climate change demands immediate action and, to withstand altered temperatures, people need to eat healthy food and be active. Lessening drought in Africa or reducing food shipments are tasks beyond the reach of citizens but, with close-to-home urban […]
Category: Food Culture & History
Posts about food culture and food history – includes student projects, research, and publications – events, courses, etc.
Got Food? Got History? Go Public. Food and Museums (ML623), Fall 2023 In Food and Museums (4 cr), we examine food-related displays and programming from museums, living history museums, and folklore/folklife programs, as well as culinary tourism offerings, “historical” food festivals, and food tours. Our goal is to compare different approaches that use food […]
This week we’re highlighting the work of Gastronomy student Richa Chitgopekar. Richa completed this recipe recreation project for the Cookbooks and History course taught by Dr. Karen Metheny here at Boston University’s Metropolitan College. A little about the author: Richa Chitgopekar is a food enthusiast with a keen taste for cuisines of different regions and communities. […]
Spring 2023 lectures will be presented either in-person or via webinar format, no hybrid events this term. Registration is free and open to the public – please follow the link for each program to register. Ingredients for Revolution: A History of American Feminist Restaurants, Cafes, and Coffeehouses with Alex Ketchum Since 2018, Dr. Alex Ketchum […]
Dr. Megan Elias will be teaching MET ML 706, Food and Gender, in the spring 2023 semester. Here is a preview of her plans for the class: I am really excited to be teaching Food and Gender again after two years. It is my favorite class because every time I teach it I get to […]