Tag: BU Gastronomy

Course Spotlight: Writing Cookbooks

Jessica Carbone (she/her/hers) will be teaching MET ML 610, Writing Cookbooks, in the spring 2023 semester. Course Description: Cookbooks are artful, researched, evocative, and often personal texts that take a tremendous amount of craft and vision to execute. They are also products that sit at the unusual intersection of literature and commerce, informing but also […]

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 […]

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 […]

GRLSQUASH: A women’s food, culture, and art journal

My name is Madison Trapkin and in April I founded GRSLQUASH, a women’s food, culture, and art journal. I started a food and art blog while I was still in college. This was my first real foray into food writing outside of an academic setting. I created an interdisciplinary food experience on this blog using […]