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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 19 - Dec 21
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
EXHIBITIONS:
Açaí From Local to Global
Food is Work: Tools and Traditions
The People of the Coffee Highlands of Nicaragua

Aug 26 - Dec 28
IU Art Museum
EXHIBITIONS:
Pop Food

The Politics of Food
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Partying in Ancient Greece and Rome
Sept 1 - Dec 15
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
Friday, Aug 29
Fine Arts 015
9:00 pm
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
Indiana Memorial Union,
State Room East
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)
Tuesday, Sept 16
Wylie 015
7:00 pm
LECTURE: Incentivizing Nutritious Diets: A Field Experiment of Relative Price Changes and How They Are Framed, John Cawley (Cornell University)
Wednesday, Sept 17
Online
7:00 pm
ONLINE DISCUSSION:Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell discussion with Vivian Halloran
Friday, Sept 19
Kinsey Institute
4:30-7:00 pm
Opening Reception: The Taste of Seduction: Arousing Desire with Edible Aphrodisiacs
Sep 19 - Dec 23
Kinsey Institute
Exhibition: The Taste of Seduction
Monday, Sept 22
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: Babette's Feast (1987)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Tuesday, Sept 23
Neal Marshall Black Culture Center Grand Hall
7:00 pm
LECTURE: The Evolution of the Human Diet, Loren Cordain (Colorado State University)
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
Woodburn Hall 120
5:30-7:00 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
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Noon
LECTURE: The Real Homeland Security:  Sustaining the People and Places of Local Food, Jennifer Meta Robinson (Indiana University)
Friday, Oct 3
Location TBD
2:00 pm
LECTURE: Cannibalism, Insurgency, and Biopolitics in 18th-century Dominican Republic, Carlos Jáuregui (University of Notre Dame)
Friday, Oct 3
Location TBD
Time TBD
LECTURE: Lecture on mindfulness and eating, Lawrence Barsalou (Emory University)
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
Friday, Oct 17
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Noon
LECTURE: Your Grandmother Relied on Guess-work”: Fear, Technology, and Authoritative Knowledge in Home Canning Discourse, Danille Christensen (Ohio State University)
Saturday, Oct 18
Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Hunger Banquet
Sunday, Oct 19
Location: TBD
7:00 pm
Fair Trade Film Series
Monday, Oct 20
Location and time TBD
Feminist Food Studies: Food Allergies, Exclusion, and Disability, Heather Hewett (State University of New York at New Paltz)
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
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Noon
LECTURE: Açaí  From Local to Global, Eduardo Brondizio (Indiana University)
Friday, Oct 24
Collins Living Learning Center
4:00-5:30 pm
(reception at 3:30 pm)
Local-Sustainable Foods- Moving Beyond the Low-Hanging Fruit, Brent Cunningham (Columbia Journalism Review)
Friday, Oct 24
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Cooking Demonstration
Sunday, Oct 26
Location: TBD
7:00 pm
Fair Trade Film Series
Monday, Oct 27
Grand Hall, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center
Time: TBD
PANEL DISCUSSION: Hot Buttered Soul: The Role of Foodways and Music-making in Building and Sustaining African American Communities
Friday, Oct 31
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Noon
LECTURE: Coffee Ties the World Together (and Why Your Coffee Choices Matter), Catherine Tucker (Indiana University)

 

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
Tuesday, 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
Thursday, Nov 13
IMU, Georgian Room
7:30 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION:The Politics of Midwestern Meat: Labor, Business, and the Environment
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 7
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Cooking Demonstration
Friday, Dec 5
Indiana Memorial Union
10:00-2:00
SYMPOSIUM: Themester undergraduate symposium <Registration required>