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Boston University’s History Department to Host Food and the City Conference

February 21st, 2012 in Conferences & Workshops, Food & Beverage, Global 0 comments

DSC00097This weekend, Boston University’s History Department will host a two-day conference as part of its Food and the City initiative.  Held in Room 906 of the Photonics Center, the conference will focus on the historical relationship between food and cities.  By incorporating multi-disciplinary and global perspectives, the conference will nurture a necessary discussion that has its roots in the past and also looks forward, aiming to inform the future of urban food systems.  Ken Albala from University of the Pacific will serve as the conference keynote.

For further information, contact conference chair Robyn Metcalfe at baaaaa@bu.edu.

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Dean Elmore Chats Live With @BostonTweet

September 16th, 2011 in Live Chats 0 comments

On Thursday, September 8th, Dean of Students Kenn Elmore sat down with local Twitter celebrity Tom O’Keefe, better known as @BostonTweet, to discuss some of the best food, scenes and sightseeing in Boston.

Video streaming by Ustream

We’ve compiled some of our favorite recommendations from the live event; check out the archived stream for the full talk.

Skip to best:  BurgerSeafood/OystersChowderLobster RollFrozen YogurtPizzaHot DogFood TruckScene/AtmosphereTwitter Accounts to Follow



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Sargent Choice Night Tonight

March 23rd, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

sarg choice dish

Dining Services and the Nutrition & Fitness Center are excited to offer Sargent Choice exclusive options at all of the student dining halls tonight beginning at 5:00 PM. Sargent Choice only holds these nights once per semester – don’t miss out on a chance to try some delicious, healthy dishes!

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The Future of Food: Transatlantic Perspectives

May 8th, 2009 in Uncategorized 0 comments

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The <a href=”http://www.iwm.at/index.php?option=com_content&amp;task=view&amp;id=32&amp;Itemid=252″>Institute for Human Sciences</a> is hosting a two-day conference on the “Future of Food” on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. The conference will examine the topic of “How can we foster a global food system that safeguards cultural and biodiversity while providing safe and nourishing food for all citizens?”

Most events are <strong>free and open to the public</strong> and held at the BU Law School Auditorium at 765 Commonwealth Avenue. For more information and details, visit <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/euforyou/EU/future-of-food.html”>here</a> or contact Elizabeth Amrien at eamrien@bu.edu/617-358-2778 or Kate Seif at clseif@bu.edu/610-420-7854.

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