Welcome to 2018 Fall Semester!

IUFI Seminar Schedule

(Thursdays at 5pm, 405 N. Park unless noted otherwise)

I (Th, Aug. 23) – IUFI Open House 

II (Th, Aug. 30) - Natsuko Tsujimura, Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures (IUB)

 “Genderization and Language in Japanese Foodways”

IV (TH, Sep. 13) – Angela Babb, Post-Doctoral Fellow Ostrom Workshop (IUB), "Imagining Neoliberal Consumer Subjects in the Political Economy of Hunger"

VI (Th, Sep. 27) – Suriati Abas, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Literacy, Culture and Language Education, "Cosmopolitanism in Ethnic Foodscapes: A Geosemiotic, Social Literacies View of Restaurants in Bloomington, Indiana"

VIII (Th, Oct. 11) – Laura Reiley, Tampa Bay Times food critic, “Are we doomed to be duped? The rise of food fraud in an increasingly opaque system." Note Location: Radio and TV Building, Room 251

IX (Th, Oct. 18) – Andrew Flachs, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Purdue University, "Anthropological Perspectives on Fermented Food and the Microbiome"

XII (WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7) – Rhonda Phillips, Dean of the Honors College and Professor of Agricultural Economics (Purdue), "Connecting Local Food Systems with Community Well-Being and Development" Note Location: Tocqueville Room, Ostrom Workshop (513 N. Park Ave)

XIV (Th, Nov. 29) - Jamel Velji, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Claremont McKenna College, “Coffee: The Religion of Things”

Note Location: Inkwell (105 N. College Ave)

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