New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

“Food & Celebration: A Long History of What Brings Us Together” at NYU, Mar. 5

February 9, 2009
N-283, 2008-09

New York University’s Fales Library, the home of one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious archives in food studies, will host a panel discussion, “Food & Celebration: A Long History of What Brings Us Together,” on Thursday, March 5, at 4 p.m. The event takes place at Fales, located on the third floor of the NYU Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South. It is free for those with an NYU I.D.; for the public, a $10 donation is suggested. For reservations, call 212.992.9018; or visit rsvp.bobst@nyu.edu.

The panelists are:

  • Joan Nathan, food writer and author of Jewish Cooking in America and The New American Cooking
  • Scott Peacock, chef and author of The Gift of Southern Cooking
  • Krishnendu Ray, NYU assistant professor of nutrition and food studies at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and author of The Migrant’s Table
  • Marlena Spieler, food writer and author of Jewish Traditions Cookbook and Macaroni and Cheese

The discussion is moderated by Clark Wolf, founder of Clark Wolf Company, the food, restaurant, and hospitality consulting firm, and co-sponsor of the event, along with NYU Steinhardt School’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health. The Critical Topics Series is made possible in part by the generosity of The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Foundation.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release


Search News



NYU In the News

Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

NYU Footer