Category: Events

Fall 2021 Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies & Gastronomy

Fall 2020 lectures will be presented in webinar format. Registration is free and open to the public: please follow the link for each program to register.  Cheffes de Cuisine: Women and Work in the Professional French Kitchen Rachel Black, Associate Professor, Anthropology Department Connecticut College Though women enter France’s culinary professions at higher rates than […]

Gastronomy Students, Faculty and Alumni to speak at 2021 Food Studies Conference

Just Food: because it is never Just Food, the 2021 Joint Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS); the Agriculture, Food & Human Values Society (AFHVS); the Canadian Association for Food Studies (CAFS); and the The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN) will run from June […]

Inside the Art for the Living Landscapes Conference

…And how to get a postcard with the artwork! Meet the artist behind our stunning conference art, Kimberly Barzola. Born and raised on the North Shore of Massachusetts, Kimberly is a first-generation Quechua artist and librarian/archivist in training. Her primary mediums include muralism, relief printmaking, and acrylic painting; some of her vibrant murals can be […]

Living Landscapes:

A Conference Using Foraging to Explore the Intersections of Environmental Stewardship, Racial Justice & Food Sovereignty Join the Boston University Gastronomy community for in-depth discussions and (remote) hands-on foraging experiences! Since the start of the pandemic, the connections between environmental racism, climate change, land (in)access, social justice, and food sovereignty have become clearer than ever. […]

Accelerating Food Waste Reduction

        Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) and the Gastronomy and Food Studies Program invite you to a special event, Accelerating Food Waste Reduction. It is hard to believe that in our modern and increasingly connected world, billions of pounds of food are lost or wasted annually, depriving needed nutrition to hundreds of […]