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Fall 2014  Eat, Drink, Think: Food from Art to Science

Activities and Events by Category

Calendar

The list of the Themester events is under construction. More events will be posted as dates are confirmed. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted with a $.

August

Date, Time, Location Event
Aug 19 - Dec 19 EXHIBITION: Food is Work
Aug 26 - Dec 28
IU Art Museum
EXHIBITION: Pop Food
Aug 26 - Dec 28
IU Art Museum
EXHIBITION: The Politics of Food
Aug 26 - Dec 28
Lilly Library
EXHIBITION: Book Bites: Texts that Influenced and Reflected How America Eats
Aug 26 - Dec 19
IU Archives
EXHIBITION: Food on the Home Front: Wartime Production, Preservation and Deprivation on the University Campus
Aug 26 - Dec 28
IU Art Museum
EXHIBITION: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Partying in Ancient Greece and Rome
Friday, Aug 29
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
PERFORMANCE: Consumption, presented by the University tWits

 

September

Date, Time, Location Event
Wednesday, Sept 3
Online
7:00 pm
ONLINE DISCUSSION: My Life in France, discussion with Vivian Halloran
Wednesday, Sept 10
Location TBD
Time TBD
Chef Edward Lee
Wednesday, Sept 10
IU Art Museum Plaza
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Big Red Eats Green
Wednesday, Sept 10
IU Art Museum,
Gallery of the Art of the Western World
first floor
12:15-1:00 pm
LECTURE: Beyond Food Porn: Images and Affect in the Politics of Eating, Vivian Halloran (Indiana University)
Wednesday, Sept 10
Online
7:00 pm
ONLINE DISCUSSION: Mastering the Art of French Cooking, by Julia Child, et. Al discussion with Christine Barbour and special guest TBD
Friday, Sept 12
Fine Arts 102
5:30-6:30 pm
Lecture: Trompe l'oeil Painting and the Politics of Food, alumnus Judith Barter (Art Institute of Chicago)
Wednesday, Sept 17
Online
7:00 pm
ONLINE DISCUSSION:Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell discussion with Vivian Halloran
September TBD LECTURE: Cannibalism, Insurgency, and Biopolitics in 18th-century Dominican Republic, Carlos Jáuregui (University of Notre Dame)
Friday, Sept 19
Kinsey Institute
Opening Reception: The Taste of Seduction
Sep 19 - Dec 23
Kinsey Institute
Exhibition: “The Taste of Seduction”
Friday, Sept 19
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Cooking Demonstration
Monday, Sept 22
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: Babette's Feast (1987)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Tuesday, Sept 23
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
LECTURE: Loren Cordain (Colorado State University) discusses the paleolithic diet
Wednesday, Sept 24
Online
7:00 pm
ONLINE DISCUSSION :Nora Ephron’s film, Julie and Julia discussion with Vivian Halloran and Brittany Friesner
Friday, Sept 26
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Cooking Demonstration
Tuesday, Sept 30
Location: TBD
4:00 pm
LECTURE: Lecture on food waste and food policy, Jonathan Bloom (author of American Wasteland)

 

 

October

Date, Time, Location Event
Thursday, Oct 2
IU Art Museum
6:30-8:30 pm
Mix at the Museum: Fabulous Food, sketch night at IU Art Museum
October 4-18
$
PERFORMANCE:: The Birthday Feast, an original new musical for children by Scott Russell Sanders and Lauren Bernofsky
Friday, Oct 3 LECTURE: Cannibalism, Insurgency, and Biopolitics in 18th-century Dominican Republic, Carolos Jáuregui (University of Notre Dame)
Saturday, Oct 4
IU Cinema
6:30 pm
FILM: Le Grande Chef
Part of the East Asian Film Series
October TBD LECTURE: Feminist Food Studies: Food Allergies, Exclusion, and Disability, Heather Hewit (SUNY New Paltz)
Oct 10 - Nov 20
Grunwald Gallery
EXHIBITION: Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs
Sunday, Oct 12
Location: TBD
6:30 pm
Fair Trade Film Series
Monday, Oct 13
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: King Corn (2007)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Sunday, Oct 18
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Hunger Banquet
Sunday, Oct 19
Location: TBD
7:00 pm
Fair Trade Film Series
Monday, Oct 20
IU Cinema
Time TBD
FILM: Eat, Drink, Man, Woman
Part of the East Asian Film Series
Friday, Oct 24
Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Grand Hall
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Student Summit: What's on Your Plate? Understanding Student Demand for Sustainable Food
Friday, Oct 24
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Cooking Demonstration
Sunday, Oct 26
Location: TBD
7:00 pm
Fair Trade Film Series

 

November

Date, Time, Location Event
Monday, Nov 3
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Wednesday, Nov 4
IU Auditorium
Time TBD
A Q&A with the NYT's Mark Bittman
Thursday, Nov 6
IMU, Oak Room
4:00-5:30 pm
LECTURE: Vinay Gidwani (University of Minnesota) will speak on social inequality and the rural/urban divide in India
Part of Feast and Famine in India
Thursday, Nov 6
IMU, State Room East
5:30 pm
LECTURE: Couscous and Gefilte Fish: A Tale of Vanished Jewish Worlds, author Claudia Roden
Thursday, Nov 6
IU Cinema
6:30 pm
FILM: Peepli Live, with introduction by Vinay Gidwani (University of Minnesota)
Part of Feast and Famine in India
Friday, Nov 7
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Cooking Demonstration
Monday, Nov 17
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: A Place at the Table (2014)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Wednesday, Nov 4
TBD
A Q&A with the NYT's Mark Bittman

 

December

Date, Time, Location Event
Monday, Dec 1
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: Big Night (1996)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Friday, Dec 12
Indiana Memorial Union
10:00-2:00
SYMPOSIUM: Themester undergraduate symposium <Registration required>