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Fall 2002

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FOOD AND THE MORAL ORDER
This series of papers will showcase recent research in the emerging interdisciplinary field of Food Studies. The papers address the ways that ethical questions about food, culture, and society have been posed historically and are being posed today, highlighting the tensions between prescriptive codes and social practices regarding foodstuffs and eating.

October 10

Conspicuous Cuisine: Culinary Production in the 21st Century
Priscilla Ferguson
Sociology, Columbia University

October 31

Kashrut: Women as Gatekeepers of Jewish Identity
Ruth Abusch-Magder
Religious Studies, Yale University

November 7

"Fifty Thousand Pigs Can’t Be Wronged!": Human-Animal Relations in Shanghai, 1885–1940
Mark Swislocki
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SOCIETY OF FELLOWS ALUMNI SPEAKERS
With this series the Society of Fellows is initiating a new tradition, inviting past members of the Society, to foster an on going dialogue between Junior and more Senior researches across the vast fields of the Humanities discipline.

October 17

Memory in Literature and Neuroscience: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Suzanne Nalbantian
English and Comparative Literature, Long Island University

October 24

Crime, Sin, and Social Justice in the Early 20th Century: Supreme Court Justice David J. Brewer on Jonathon Edwards
Linda Przybyszewski
History, University of Cincinnati

FILM MUSIC AND ITS PLACE IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
This series of events brings to campus composers, film scholars, critics, and musicologists to discuss film music as a contested area of artistic and professional struggle, a paradigm of cliché-ridden mass culture, and a privileged vantage point for a reassessment of key questions in the philosophy of music.

November 14

Modernist Dishonor: Music Between Cipher and Performance
Carolyn Abbate
Music, Princeton University

November 21

Bad Film Music: Reflections on the Cliché
Giorgio Biancorosso
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