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Second International Conference on Food Design

On behalf of The New School, the International Food Design Society, and Food Design North America, we are thrilled to announce the Second International Conference on Food Design, which will take place on November 5-7, 2015, at The New School in New York City.   In line with the successful First International Conference on Designing […]

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Gotham on a Plate: Food and NYC Conference

  Food is crucial in the present and the future of New Yorkers. This two-day conference brings together experts, scholars, and professionals to discuss aspects of food in New York City. Six panels will cover topics as varied as history, places of consumption, provisioning and the connection with the region, the impact of the media […]

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A Discussion with Amy Bentley, author of Inventing Baby Food

Join a conversation with Amy Bentley, an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health in the Steinhardt School at New York University and Fabio Parasecoli, Associate Professor and Director of Food Studies Initiatives at The New School for Public Engagement in New York City on her new book Inventing Baby Food: Taste, Health and […]

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The History and Ritual of Brunch

When Americans think of brunch, they typically think of Sunday mornings swelling into early afternoons; mimosas and Bloody Marys; eggs Benedict and coffee cake; bacon and bagels; family and friends. While brunch has become a modern meal of leisure, its history is far from restful; this meal’s past is both lively and fraught with tension. […]

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Sustainability in the Wine Industry: Italy and U.S.

Join us Monday November 10th at Wollman Hall at 65 E. 11th St. 5th Floor at 6:00pm.

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Culinaria: Can We Re-Set the Family Table?

    Join SoFAB Institute and the Food Studies Program at The New School for the next Culinaria Query of 2014 in New York City. It is an increasingly established opinion that as a society we have moved from the cultural practice of gathering around the table for a family meal to munching on the go, in […]

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Event: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food

Culinary Historians of New York and Columbia Maison Française present What We Talk About When We Talk About Food with Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson  and   Culinary Historians of New York 2014 Amelia Award to   Nach Waxman Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Maison Française, Buell Hall, Columbia University Lecture and Amelia Award Presentation at 6:00 pm Reception to Celebrate Nach Waxman at […]

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Why Farmers Should Go To the Climate March

The food movement will show up to this Sunday’s big climate march in New York. Vandana Shiva and the Organic Consumers Association will be there. Medium-sized family farmers and big agribusiness should show up, too. Conventional farmers frequently tell me that they care about the environment. Their farms are a personal stake in the environment! And […]

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Naomi Klein On Why This Really Does Change Everything

Klein came to the meeting planning to write about the great fight between rich and poor countries over the historic responsibility the US and Europe bore for causing climate change. She had dared to hope at one point that a climate deal would be the great equaliser – compensating Africa and Asia for colonialism. But […]

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Fat Studies: Bodies, Culture, Health

Monday, June 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm  Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003 The CDC has identified obesity as a serious public health problem for both children and adults in the U.S. The causes of obesity are myriad and complex. And the more we learn about […]

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