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Wednesday, November 1st

International Seminar Series: Insects as “Future” Food – Who Benefits?

Date:
Wednesday, November 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Insects as “Future” Food: Who Benefits? Speaker: Gina Hunter, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology (SOA) at Illinois State University Presentation Overview: In this presentation, I discuss edible insects from an environmental and social justice perspective. Over the past decade, there has been increasing interest in edible insects as “the future of food”…

Thursday, November 2nd

International Gala Night 2017

Date:
Thursday, November 2nd
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The United International Association invites you attend a night of international food, music, and presentations hosted by Illinois State University’s various international student organizations. When: 5:30–8:30 p.m. Thursday, November 2. Where: Hancock Stadium Club, Hancock Stadium Due to limited seating, RSVP "tickets" are REQUIRED for this event and can be acquired through the International House Lounge at…

Wednesday, November 8th

International Seminar Series: The Morality of Food

Date:
Wednesday, November 8th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: The Morality of Food Speaker: Richard Wilk, Ph.D, Distinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington Presentation Overview: Every day Americans think about foods that are “good” and “bad,” and see some kinds of eating as virtuous while others make them feel guilty. Many of us grow up feeling like wasting food…

Wednesday, November 15th

International Seminar Series: Constructions of Taste in Francisco Martinez Montiño’s 1611 Cookbook

Date:
Wednesday, November 15th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Constructions of Taste in Francisco Martínez Montiño’s 1611 Cookbook Speaker: Carolyn Nadeau, Ph. D, Byron S. Tucci Professor of Hispanic Studies, Illinois Wesleyan University  Presentation Overview: The concept of taste in early modern Spain, not too different from our 21st-century understanding of the term, focused primarily as a referent for one of…

Wednesday, November 29th

International Seminar Series: Slow Food – Act Globally, Eat Locally

Date:
Wednesday, November 29th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Slow Food: Act Globally, Eat Locally Speaker: Terra Brockman, Author, Speaker, Founder of The Land Connection. Presentation Overview: Carlo Petrini founded Slow Food in Italy in 1986 to highlight connections between the food we eat and its impact on people and the planet. As an “eco-gastronomic” movement, Slow Food connects environmental sustainability (eco)…