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Indiana University Bloomington

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

Themester Dessert and Discussions

Dessert and DiscussionWhen: See schedule below
Where: IMU Tudor Room

Undergraduates are invited to engage with Themester instructors in small-group, informal discussion sessions at the IMU's Tudor Room while enjoying dessert and coffee as guests of Themester.

 

 

Registration:
Just click on the "Register to attend" next to the event you prefer. Space is limited. Slots are limited to IU undergraduates. Registration will be accepted until 8:00 am of the day preceding the event (or until the session is full).

Date

Faculty Guest

Friday,
Sept 19
1:00 pm

"Food Fan Culture: Hell's Kitchen, Lucky Peach, and Internet Food Porn," a discussion with Vivian Halloran, associate professor of Comparative Literature, and instructor of Themester course What is America? From Acorns to Zombies

Closed

Friday,
Sept 26
1:00 pm

"Local Food Movements," a discussion with Angela Babb ( associate instructor of Geography) instructor of Themester course Food and Poverty in America

Closed

Friday,
Oct 17
1:00 pm

A discussion of food waste issues and Themester visitor Jonathan Bloom's discussion of American Wasteland, with Sara Minard, associate instructor in Anthropology

Closed

Friday,
Oct 24
1:00 pm

A discussion with Rick Wilk, professor of Anthropology, and instructor of Themester course Food and Culture

Closed

Friday,
Oct 31
1:00 pm

"The Whiteness of the Wheat: On the Social Politics of Bread," a discussion with Alex Chambers (American Studies)

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Friday,
Nov 7
1:00 pm

"The Politics of Meat," a discussion with Carl Weinberg, senior lecturer of the College of Arts and Sciences, and instructor of Themester course The Meat We Eat

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Friday,
Nov 14
1:00 pm

"Fair trade Coffee, Consumer Choice and Sustainability," a discussion with Catherine Tucker, associate professor of Anthropology, and instructor of Themester course Coffee Culture, Production and Markets

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Friday,
Nov 21
1:00 pm

"The Enigma of Food Choice," a discussion with Dan Knudsen, professor of Geography, and instructor of Themester course Geography of Food

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Friday,
Dec 5
1:00 pm

"Food Choice," a discussion with Peter Todd, professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, and instructor of Themester course Food for Thought

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