Past Events

Edible Genealogies Workshop

Dan Bender, U of T, Joel Dickau, U of T, Hi’ilei Hobart, NYU, Jaclyn Rohel, NYU

December 2, 2016 - 10:00

School of Information, 140 St. George Street, Claude Bissell Building Room 538

April Merleaux, Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

April Merleaux, Florida International University

November 17, 2016 - 15:00

EV151 Catalyst Centre UTSC

An Agricultural History of the Drug Wars

April Merleaux, Florida International University

November 17, 2016 - 12:00


Imagining Terroir in Niagara and Chateauneuf du Pape

Sarah Cappeliez, University of Toronto

November 10, 2016 - 15:00

School of Information, 140 St. George Street, Claude Bissell Building Room 538

Meat: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Josée Johnston, Shyon Baumann, Michaël Bruckert, Joel Dickau

October 24, 2016 - 12:00

Department of Sociology, 725 Spadina, Room 240

A Culinary Journey Through China

Leo Chan

October 20, 2016 - 18:00


Sharon Zukin, "Food and the City"

Sharon Zukin, CUNY

October 7, 2016 - 15:00

Department of Sociology, 725 Spadina, Room 240

Bertie Mandelblatt, "Food and Contact Relations in the Early Colonial French Atlantic"

Bertie Mandelblatt, University of Toronto

September 30, 2016 - 14:00

Wilson Hall 2053 St. George Campus

Adrian DeLeon, "Taste Against Technocracy: Manila Street Foods and the Intellectual Activism of Doreen G. Fernandez, 1965-1988"

Adrian DeLeon, University of Toronto Department of History

September 15, 2016 - 15:00


Jennifer Jordan, "Edible Memory: How Tomatoes Became Heirlooms and Aples Became Antiques"

Jennifer Jordan, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

April 7, 2016 - 14:00

Sociology Department, 725 Spadina Ave., Room 240

Connaught Seminar: Cooking Lessons: Connecting with the Public Through Food History, Cooking, and Conversations

Paula Johnson, Smithsonian National Museum of American History

March 31, 2016 - 16:00

140 St. George St., Bissell Building, Room &28, St. George Campus

Connaught Seminar: Migrant Marketplaces

Elizabeth Zanoni; Simone Cinotto, Michael Innis-Jimenez, Glen Goodman

March 17, 2016 - 10:00

Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2098, UTSG

Film Screening: The Search for General Tso

Film Screening: The Search for General Tso

March 15, 2016 - 14:30

UTSC Library

Connaught Seminar: Small Enterprises and City Foods Workshop

Jennifer Berg, Clinical Associate Professor & Director, Graduate Food Studies Program, New York University Discussants include: Associate Professor Jo Sharma, Culinaria, & Jackly Rohel, NYU; Juneeja Varghese & Wynette Tavares, Malvern

February 26, 2016 - 12:30

UTSC, HW 525c

Connaught Seminar: Food Justice: Community Gardens and Markets with FoodShare

Utcha Sawyer, Food Justice and Community Food Animation Manager at FoodShare Toronto

February 22, 2016 - 11:30

Lunch: HW 525, UTSC Talk: HW215, UTSC

Connaught Seminar: Mapping Scarborough Foodways Workshop

Camille Bégin (Heritage Toronto) and Andre Sorenson, Geography, Univeristy of Toronto Scarborough

February 11, 2016 - 10:00

UTSC, HW 525c

Workshop: Mechanics and Poetics of Cookbooks

Please Bring a Recipe from Your Own Kitchen to Discuss!

January 29, 2016 - 13:00

ISchool Bissell Room 728

Amy Bentley: Baby Food and the American Industrial Diet

Amy Bentley, co-sponsored by New Frontiers Seminar Series

January 21, 2016 - 02:00


Connaught Workshop: "Culinary Infrastructure"

Jeffrey Pilcher, Irina Mihalache, Sarah Tracy, Sebastián Gil-Riaño, Kyri Clafin

January 14, 2016 - 07:00

HW 525C, UTSC,

From Naartjies to Nando's: Migration and the Making of Johannesburg Foodways

Sarah Duff, University of Witwatersrand

November 23, 2015 - 12:00

HW 525C @ UTSC Campus

Are We Really What We Eat: Conversations and Reflections through Food Studies

November 19, 2015 - 11:00

Culinaria Kitchen RC 264 @UTSC Campus

Between Terroir and the Global Market: Traditional Products and Place-Based Labels

Fabio Parasecoli, The New School

November 12, 2015 - 12:00

Room HW525C @ UTSC

Culinaria Research Centre's first POP-UP

October 21, 2015 - 09:00

Culinaria Kitchen Lab