Tag: Experiential Learning

Course Spotlight: Culinary Tourism

The Gastronomy Department 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 […]

Bagging a Pheasant for Class

by Keith Duhamel Student Keith Duhamel shares his experience in hunting and preparing a pheasant, 16th century style, for the Food History course as part of the MLA in Gastronomy core curriculum. Autumn in New England evokes images of trees ablaze. Reds, oranges and yellows seem to light the horizon against a clear blue sky; […]

Faculty Member Netta Davis Wins 2011 ASFS Pedagogy Award

The BU Gastronomy Program was out in full force at the Association for the Study of Food and Society conference last week in Missoula, MT. Faculty members Ellen Messer, Catherine Womack, Rachel Black, Ken Albala, Warren Belasco and Netta Davis presented papers and participated in a number of activities. MLA Candidate Erin Ross also presented a paper. […]