The Boston University Gastronomy Program just announced their Fall lecture series. All lectures are free and open to the public!

Can Food Save Washington? Inventing Terroir for the Nation’s Capital
Warren Belasco, Visiting Professor of Gastronomy
Monday, September 17, 6 PM, SHA Auditorium

Neurogastronomy: What is it, and why does it matter?
Gordon Shepard, Professor of Neurobiology, Yale University and author of Neurogastronomy
Wednesday, October 24, 6 PM, SHA Auditorium

Writing Food History ā€“ A Conversation
Kyri Claflin, Lecturer in Gastronomy, and co-author of Writing Food History: A Global Perspective
Monday, November 5, 5 PM, Fuller Building room 109, 808 Commonwealth Avenue

Around the Italian Table ā€“ a roundtable discussion of Contemporary Food Ethnography in Italy
Carole Counihan, Visiting Professor of Gastronomy, Rachel Black, Assistant Professor of Gastronomy and Valeria Siniscalchi, Associate Professor of Anthropology, EHESS
Monday, November 12, 6 PM, SHA Auditorium

For more information, contact I also encourage you to check out the BU Food & Wine Program, which offers cooking classes, demonstrations, and lectures on topics ranging from Julia Child to “Studies in Beer.”