Tag: food

Course Spotlight: Sociology of Taste

MET ML 716, Sociology of Taste, with Dr. Connor Fitzmaurice, will be offered as a 14-week online course for the Fall 2023 semester (Sept 5-Dec 18). Course Description: Taste has an undeniable personal immediacy: producing visceral feelings ranging from delight to disgust. As a result, in our everyday lives we tend to think about taste as […]

Course Spotlight: Urban Agriculture

Urban Agriculture Urban Planning and Food Studies MET ML 714 A1 (Summer 2- 2023)   Course Description: Climate change demands immediate action and, to withstand altered temperatures, people need to eat healthy food and be active.  Lessening drought in Africa or reducing food shipments are tasks beyond the reach of citizens but, with close-to-home urban […]

Student Work Wednesday- Featuring Nick Lucovich

This week we’re highlighting the work of Gastronomy student Nick Lucovich.  Nick completed this project on food waste in the cruise ship sector for the Food Waste course taught by Steven Finn here at Boston University’s Metropolitan College. A little about the author: Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Nick Lucovich has a passion for food deeply rooted beyond the […]

Course Spotlight: Food & Museums

Got Food? Got History? Go Public. Food and Museums (ML623), Fall 2023   In Food and Museums (4 cr), we examine food-related displays and programming from museums, living history museums, and folklore/folklife programs, as well as culinary tourism offerings, “historical” food festivals, and food tours. Our goal is to compare different approaches that use food […]

Spring 2023 Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies & Gastronomy

Spring 2023 lectures will be presented either in-person or via webinar format, no hybrid events this term. Registration is free and open to the public –  please follow the link for each program to register.    Ingredients for Revolution: A History of American Feminist Restaurants, Cafes, and Coffeehouses with Alex Ketchum Since 2018, Dr. Alex Ketchum […]