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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 $.

Oct | Nov | Dec | This Week

 

October

Date, Time, Location Event
Thursday, Oct 30
Psychology 101
7:00 pm
LECTURE: Neuroscience and genetics of taste sensations and perceptions, Heather Bradshaw (Indiana University)
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)
Friday, Oct 31
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION:  “Dessert and Discussion” with graduate student Alex Chambers (IU American Studies); online registration required, undergraduates only
Through Nov 20
Grunwald Gallery
EXHIBITION: Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs
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

 

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
7:00 pm
DISCUSSION: Food Matters: A Discussion on Food Issues with Mark Bittman
Wednesday, Nov 5
Ballantine 244
6:00 to 10:00 pm
DEBATE: Intra-IU Debate on veganism
Thursday, Nov 6
IMU, Oak Room
4:00-5:30 pm
LECTURE: Want and Waste: Poverty as Geography in India's Cities, Vinay Gidwani (University of Minnesota), 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
Thursday, Nov 6
WTIU
9:00 pm
TELEVISION: Globe Trekker Food Hour: Sicily
Friday, Nov 7
Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Grand Hall
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
STUDENT SUMMIT: What's on Your Plate? Understanding Student Demand for Sustainable Food
Friday, Nov 7
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION: "Dessert and Discussion" with Senior Lecturer Carl Weinberg (IU College of Arts and Sciences); undergraduates only, registration required
Friday, Nov 7
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Street Food Culture: Thailand
Sunday, Nov 9
WTIU
11:00pm
TELEVISION: Grab
Thursday, Nov 13
IMU, Georgian Room
7:30 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION:The Politics of Midwestern Meat: Labor, Business, and the Environment
Thursday, Nov 13
WTIU
9:00 pm
TELEVISION: Globe Trekker Food Hour: Ireland
Friday, Nov 14
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION: "Dessert and Discussion" with Professor Catherine Tucker (IU Anthropology); undergraduates only, registration required
Monday, Nov 17
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: A Place at the Table (2012)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Monday, Nov 17
WTIU
Noon
TELEVISION: Cathlyn's Korean Kitchen - 100s
Monday, Nov 17
Grand Hall
Neal- Marshall Black Culture Center
7:30 pm
$
TENTATIVE
Oxfam Hunger Banquet
Tuesday, Nov 18
Lilly Library,
Slocum Room
4:00-5:00 pm
LECTURE: Globalization of American Cuisine: Women as Agents of Historical Change, Konstantin Dierks (IU History Department)
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)
Thursday, Nov 20 WTIU
9:00pm
TELEVISION:Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia
Thursday, Nov 20
WTIU
10:00 pm
TELEVISION: Small Farm Rising
Friday, Nov 21
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION: "Dessert and Discussion" with faculty guest Dan Knudsen (IU Geography);undergraduates only, registration required
Thursday, Nov 27
WTIU
9:00 pm
TELEVISION: Globe Trekker Food Hour: Mexico
Thursday, Nov 27
WTIU
10:00 pm
TELEVISION: Tea Lands of China

 

December

Date, Time, Location Event
Monday, Dec 1
IU Cinema
7:00 pm
FILM: Big Night (1996)
Part of Themester at IU Cinema
Tuesday, Dec 2
Hutton Honors College Great Room
5:00 pm
Lecture on the role thoughts can play on appetite, Carey Morewedge (Boston University)
Friday, Dec 5
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION:  “Dessert and Discussion” with Peter Todd (Cognitive Science); online registration required, undergraduates only
Friday, Dec 5
Asian Culture Center
5:00 pm
DEMONSTRATION: Street Food Culture: Vietnam
Friday, Dec 12
Indiana Memorial Union
10:00-2:00
SYMPOSIUM: Themester undergraduate symposium <Registration required>