Culinary Historians of Boston newsletter mentioned some interesting seminars at BU (Boston University) . Here are two that looked particularly enticing:
FISHY BUSINESS: THE FISHING INDUSTRY IN NEW ENGLAND
Max Harvey, avid fisherman and seafood buyer for Jasper White’s Summer Shack, will educate us on the fishing industry of New England. He will discuss the politics of current trends, including sustainable fisheries, regulations, seasonality and aquafarming. After this lively lecture, you will never look at fish the same way.
Monday, February 27, 6–7:30 p.m.
MODERN STILL LIFE: WHAT MAKES A GOOD FOOD-THEMED PHOTOGRAPH
For more than 20 years, Jim Scherer has been photographing food. His worksinclude the recently published Moosewood Simple Suppers as well as three Julia Child cookbooks and regular appearances in the Boston Globe Magazine. Come see his portfolio, and hear from Jim what makes a good food image. He will also give a demonstration of a food-centered photo-shoot, and answer your questions.
Monday, March 20, 6–7:30 p.m.
To register, call BU at 617-353-9852. If any of you Boston folks want to go, give me heads up.
Have a great 3 day weekend!