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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 $.

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September

Date, Time, Location Event
Tuesday, Sept 16
Finch's Brasserie
6:30 pm
LECTURE: The Human Dynamics of Engaging in Local Food Systems: A Farmers' Market and CSA Consumer Perspective, James Farmer (IU School of Public Health)
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)
Tuesday, Sept 16
WTIU
1:00 pm
TELEVISION: Hot Dog Program
Wednesday, Sept 17
WTIU
1:00 pm
TELEVISION: Ice Cream Show
Wednesday, Sept 17
Online
7:00 pm
ONLINE DISCUSSION: Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell discussion with Vivian Halloran
Thursday, Sept 18
WTIU
1:00 pm
TELEVISION: Pennsylvania Diners and Other Roadside Restaurants
Thursday, Sept 18
Wylie Hall 329
4:00 pm
LECTURE: Smarter Lunchrooms: How Applications of Asymmetric Paternalism Increase Fruit and Vegetable Intake in School Cafeterias, Drew Hanks (The Ohio State University)
Friday, Sept 19
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION: "Dessert and Discussion" with faculty guest Vivian Halloran (IU Comparative Literature and American Studies);undergraduates only, registration required
Friday, Sept 19
WTIU
1:00 pm
TELEVISION: To Market To Market To Buy a Fat Pig
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
Saturday, Sept 20
Fine Arts 102
1:00 pm
LECTURE: Good Mourning: Coping with Grief in a Confucian Way, Michael D. K. Ing (Indiana University)
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
Thursday, Sept 25 WTIU
10:00 pm
TELEVISION: Kitchen Conversations
Friday, Sept 26
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Street Food Culture: India, a cooking demonstration and tasting; RSVP to acc@indiana.edu
Sunday, Sept 28
WTIU
11:30 pm
TELEVISION: Buen Provecho! Florida's Spanish Flavor
Tuesday, Sept 30
Woodburn Hall 120
5:30-7:00 pm
LECTURE: Forsaken Food: The Impact and Opportunity of Food Waste, Jonathan Bloom (author of American Wasteland)
Fall semester
Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology
EXHIBITION: Archaeology of Food
Through Dec 15
Lilly Library
EXHIBITION: Book Bites: Texts that Influenced and Reflected How America Eats
Through Dec 19
IU Archives
EXHIBITION: Food on the Home Front: Wartime Production, Preservation and Deprivation on the University Campus
Through 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

Through Dec 28
IU Art Museum
EXHIBITIONS:
Pop Food

The Politics of Food
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Partying in Ancient Greece and Rome
Eating and Drinking in East Asia

 

 

October

Date, Time, Location Event
Thursday, Oct 2
Hutton Honors College
4:00-5:00 pm
Lecture on mindfulness and eating, Lawrence Barsalou (Emory University)
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 Alex Crowley
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, Biopolitics, and Insurgency. The Case of an 18th-century Serial Killer in Santo Domingo, 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
Friday, Oct 10
Grunwald Gallery
EXHIBITION OPENING: Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs
Oct 10 - Nov 20
Grunwald Gallery
EXHIBITION: Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs
Sunday, Oct 12
Fine Arts Auditorium, Room 015
7:00 pm
FILM: The Price of Sugar
Part of the 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)
Friday, Oct 17
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION: "Dessert and Discussion" with associate instructor Sara Minard (IU Anthropology);undergraduates only, registration required
Sunday, Oct 19
Fine Arts Auditorium, Room 015
7:00 pm
FILM: Connected by Coffee
Part of the 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
7:00 pm
FILM: Eat, Drink, Man, Woman
Part of the East Asian Film Series
Tuesday, Oct 21
Finch's Brasserie
Time TBD
LECTURE: Why don't Americans eat Eels and Carp? A Modern Mystery, Rick Wilk (IU Anthropology department)
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
Fine Arts Auditorium, Room 015
7:00 pm
FILM: Bananaland
Part of the 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
Wednesday, Oct 29
Grunwald Gallery
6:00 pm
LECTURE: Laura Letinsky talks about Still Life Photographs
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
DISCUSSION: 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 (2012)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Thursday, Nov 20 Wylie Hall 329
4:00 pm
LECTURE: Primary care and medical informatics approaches to preventing child obesity, Dr. Gilbert Liu (University of Louisville)
Friday, Nov 21
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION: "Dessert and Discussion" with faculty guest Dan Knudsen (IU Geography);undergraduates only, registration required

 

December

Date, Time, Location Event
Monday, Dec 1
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: Big Night (1996)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Wednesday, Dec 3
Hutton Honors College
Time TBD
Lecture on the role thoughts can play on appetite, Carey Morewedge (Boston University)
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>