Past Literary Cuisine Events
Michael Kevane speaking about the importance of literacy for economic development.
A lively discussion about the origins, production, and marketing of the popular foods we eat every day.
A celebration of Maya Angelou, including recitations of selections of her poetry and a short overview of her life and work.
A discussion of the Jesuit missions to El Salvador, with an emphasis on Santa Clara's connections, accompanied by a Salvadorean themed lunch.
Christopher Bacon discusses his research into food justice issues accompanied by a theme lunch inspired by the book Food Justice by Robert Gottlieb and Anupama Joshi.
A discussion led by Rohit Chopra on the unique characteristics of Bollywood cinema accompanied by a special Indian themed lunch.
A discussion of the impact that women had on the development of the Californio society in the 1800s accompanied by a theme lunch inspired by recipes from Encarnación's Kitchen Mexican Recipes from Nineteenth-Century California.
Remembering the survivors and victims of the sinking of the RMS Titanic with a theme lunch inspired by the book Last Dinner on the Titanic.
Professor Philip Kesten discussing Lawrence Krauss' book The Physics of Star Trek accompanied by a Star Trek themed lunch.
Professor Janet Flammang discusses her book in a talk entitled "Food, Civility, and Democracy" while guests enjoy a meal of sustainable, organic, and locally-sourced foods.