This year, CHAP looks at the different ways in which food has played a role in human culture and history. From the evolution of the human diet, the transformation of landscapes from food production, the global trade in food and its impact on politics, economics, and cultural identity, food as symbols in art, folklore, mythology, and literature, to the modern obsessions with nutrition and diet, celebrity chefs, and cooking shows, food has occupied a central place in our daily lives and our imaginations. CHAP celebrates all these perspectives on food – and perhaps an opportunity to share some of your own cooking with the campus community!
All events will be held in the PC Theatre (map), and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Out of respect to presenters and the audience, doors for CHAP events will be closed 10 minutes after the start of the event, or when the theater reaches capacity.
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