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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 $.

Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec

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
IU Art Museum Plaza
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Big Red Eats Green
$ Local food samples available for a small fee
Wednesday, Sept 10
Indiana Memorial Union,
State Room East
noon
Smoke and Pickles: A Conversation with Chef Edward Lee (610 Magnolia, Louisville, KY)
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 Chef Daniel Orr
Thursday, Sept 11
WTIU
10:00 pm
TELEVISION: Cafeteria Man
Friday, Sept 12
Fine Arts 102
5:30-6:30 pm
Lecture: Trompe l'oeil Painting and the Politics of Food, alumna Judith Barter (Art Institute of Chicago)
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 Dangerouslyby 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
IMU Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION: "Dessert and Discussion" with guest Angela Babb (IU Geography);undergraduates only, registration required
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)

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October

Date, Time, Location Event
Thursday, Oct 2
Hutton Honors College Great Room
4:00 pm
LECTURE: Grounding and Deconstructing Desire For Food, 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
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)
Saturday, Oct 4
IU Cinema
6:30 pm
FILM: Le Grand Chef
Part of the East Asian Film Series
Sunday, Oct 5
WTIU

3:00 pm
TELEVISION: Wisconsin Supper Clubs: An Old Fashioned Experience
Wednesday, Oct 8
Ballantine Hall 305
4:00 pm
LECTURE: Transcultural Food: What Cervantes' Writing Reveals about New World-Old World Exchanges, Carolyn Nadeau (Illinois Wesleyan University)
Thursday, Oct 9
WTIU
10:00 pm
TELEVISION: Pride & Joy
Friday, Oct 10
Grunwald Gallery
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
EXHIBITION OPENING & RECEPTION: 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
Thursday, Oct 16
WTIU
10:00 pm
TELEVISION: Bitter Seeds
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 & DISCUSSION: Connected by Coffee, introduction by Jonathan Rosenthal, executive director of Co-op Coffees
Part of the Fair Trade Film Series
Sunday, Oct 19
WTIU

11:30 pm
TELEVISION: Eating Alabama
Monday, Oct 20
IMU Maple Room
4:30 pm
LECTURE: 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
6:30 pm
LECTURE: Why don't Americans eat Eels and Carp? A Modern Mystery, Rick Wilk (IU Anthropology department)
Thursday, Oct 23 WTIU
12:00 pm
TELEVISION: Taste of History - 500s
Thursday, Oct 23 WTIU
10:00 pm
TELEVISION: Core Sounders: Living from the Sea
Friday, Oct 24
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Noon
LECTURE: Açaí  From Local to Global, Eduardo Brondizio (Indiana University)
Friday, Oct 24
Tudor Room
1:00 pm
DISCUSSION:  “Dessert and Discussion” with Professor Rick Wilk (Anthropology); online registration required, undergraduates only
Friday, Oct 24
Collins Living Learning Center
4:00-5:30 pm
(reception at 3:30 pm)
LECTURE: 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
WTIU
11:00 am
TELEVISION: Chef's Life - 100s
Sunday, Oct 26
Fine Arts Auditorium, Room 015
7:00 pm
FILM: Bananaland
Part of the Fair Trade Film Series
Sunday, Oct 26
WTIU
11:30 pm
TELEVISION: Eating Alaska
October 10-25
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
$
PERFORMANCE: The Birthday Feast, an original new musical for children by Scott Russell Sanders and Alex Crowley
Monday, Oct 27
Grand Hall, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center
4:30 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: Hot Buttered Soul: The Role of Foodways and Music-making in Building and Sustaining African American Communities
Wednesday, Oct 29
Oak Room
Noon
LECTURE: Baby Food and the Industrial Diet, Amy Bentley (New York University)
Wednesday, Oct 29
Grunwald Gallery
6:00 pm
LECTURE: Laura Letinsky talks about Still Life Photographs
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

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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
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)
Tueday, Nov 18
Finch's Brasserie
6:30 pm
LECTURE: Origins of the Gulf Dead Zone, Todd Royer (IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs)
Tuesday, Nov 18
Union Street Center Auditorium
7:30 pm

ACTIVITY: Oxfam Hunger Banquet
Wednesday, Nov 19
Emeriti House
1015 E. Atwater Ave
4:00 pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: Obesity as a Global Problem
Thursday, Nov 20
W ylie 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: Thought for food: How Imagined Consumption Influences Actual Consumption, Carey Morewedge (Boston University)
Friday, Dec 5
WTIU
12:00pm
TELEVISION: Jazzy Vegetarian
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 pm
SYMPOSIUM: Themester undergraduate symposium <Registration required>
Friday, Dec 12
WTIU
12:00 pm
TELEVISION: Jazzy Vegetarian - 400s
Tuesday, Dec 16
WTIU
10:00pm
TELEVISION: Chef's Life Holiday Special
Tuesday, Dec 18
WTIU
8:30 am
TELEVISION: Farm Holiday Special with Ian Knauer
Saturday, Dec 20
WTIU
1:00-6:00pm
TELEVISION: Chef's Life 200s
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