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The Serious Side of Food, a Reading & Discussion Program at the NYC Department of Records
January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on October 18, 2018 at 5:30pm
One event on November 15, 2018 at 5:30pm
One event on December 20, 2018 at 5:30pm
One event on January 17, 2019 at 5:30pm
One event on February 21, 2019 at 5:30pm
One event on March 21, 2019 at 5:30pm
The Serious Side of Food Reading Series w/ Jane Ziegelman and Andrew Coe
Embark with food historians Jane Ziegelman and Andrew Coe on a literary journey to explore an aspect of our culture that we often take for granted: food. Beginning in September, the NYC Department of Records & Information Services (DORIS) will be hosting a reading and discussion series sponsored by Humanities New York. During the 6-session program, the group will examine the multitude of complex interactions and entanglements which lie under the surface of our source for both nourishment and pleasure.
The program includes appetizers, beverages, guest speakers and surprises.
Books are available for borrowing at the September 20th session.
This six-month reading series is being held in conjunction with our exhibit, Feeding the City: The Unpublished WPA Federal Writers’ Project Manuscript, which showcases vintage recipes and photographs, bold and colorful advertising brochures, and excerpts from the unpublished Feeding the City manuscript. Exhibition also features materials from the NYC Unit of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers’ Project.
The kick-off session will be held on September 20, 2018 and will introduce you to the facilitators, Jane Ziegelman and Andy Coe, their work, and the exhibit which inspired DORIS to host this reading series.