Written by current Gastronomy student Laura Kitchings. As an Archivist who is a current Master’s Candidate in the Gastronomy program, I am always trying to find ways to incorporate my professional training into my study of food. This summer I was fortunate to attend the 30-hour, 5-day workshop “The History of the Book in America: […]
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We continue our introductions to student who will be joining the Gastronomy Program this fall with these four bios. Danielle Jacques spent her childhood jumping on hay bales at her grandparents’ dairy farm in Maine. Too busy dunking homemade cookies in fresh milk, she never realized the hardships of small-scale farming and was shocked […]
Students Karen Metheny’s summer course, Anthropology of Food (MET ML 641) are contributing guest posts. Today’s is from Gastronomy student Caley Mahoney, who conducted participant observation for this article. It wasn’t until I used my position as a bartender and barista for a class project that I realized I had been conducting amateur anthropological research, […]
Students Karen Metheny’s summer course, Anthropology of Food (MET ML 641) are contributing guest posts. This food mapping example comes from Gastronomy student Jie Liu. Food mapping is a tool that can be used to figure out where people buy and eat food, what their preferences are, and how they behave in a food system. […]
Enjoy getting to know some of the new students who will be joining the Gastronomy Program in January. A native of Claremont, CA (Los Angeles), Michelle-Marie Gilkeson lived in Chicago for two years while earning a Master’s in Women’s and Gender Studies at Roosevelt University. After returning to Los Angeles in 2011, she became a […]