Category: Gastronomy at BU

Posts about the general gastronomy program at BU – sponsored lecture series, faculty and staff news, etc.

Course Spotlight: Food & Art

Carmel Beer and Michal Evyatar  will be co-teaching MET ML 672 Food and Art for the Spring 2023 semester.  Course Description: Many rituals in diverse parts of the globe were created to gather people around food and eating. For example, the “Sagra” in Italy to celebrate the local seasonal yield, the Bougoule festival that celebrates […]

Course Spotlight: Culinary Tourism

The Gastronomy program is thrilled to have Alicia Kennedy teaching MET ML 692 E1, Culinary Tourism for the Spring 2023 term. This new 4-credit course is in hybrid format, combining online content with a week of in-person excursions and activities in Puerto Rico during BU’s spring break (March 5-11, 2023). Course Description: ‘Culinary Tourism’, sometimes called ‘Food […]

Welcome new students for fall 2022, part 3

We are welcoming a bumper crop of new Gastronomy and Food Studies students for the fall semester. Enjoy getting to know a few of them here. Hailey DeLorey (She/Her/Hers) has always known that her passion was food. Whether it was cooking, baking, trying new restaurants, or enjoying the company of others around food, she always […]

Fall 2022 Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies & Gastronomy

Fall 2022 lectures will be presented both in-person and via webinar format. Registration is free and open to the public –  please follow the link for each program to register.    SEPTEMBER Food Instagram: Identity, Influence, and Negotiation with Emily Contois, KC Hysmith, and Zenia Kish Zoom Webinar: participants will be sent link one day […]

Welcome new students for fall 2022, part 2

We are welcoming a bumper crop of new Gastronomy and Food Studies students for the fall semester. Enjoy getting to know a few of them here. Tracey Torres (she/her) grew up with a great appreciation for food. She was born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago. As a child of Filipino immigrants, she […]