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What's on the Menu?

Through centuries, varying cultures worldwide have developed complex rituals surrounding food, its preparation, presentation, and consumption. Although these rituals may vary from place to place and culture to culture, what is consistent is the power a good shared meal has to unify us.

May 13 - June 26
Location: Ground Floor and Room 301, Murray Library
Curators: Laurie Wing, Stevie Horn

Through centuries, varying cultures worldwide have developed complex rituals surrounding food, its preparation, presentation, and consumption. Although these rituals may vary from place to place and culture to culture, what is consistent is the power a good shared meal has to unify us. An interesting perspective on food and entertaining as we have come to know it comes from viewing the menus of the past. This small exhibition taking place on the ground floor of the Murray Library, and in the third floor reading room of the University Archives and Special Collections provides an opportunity to do just that. Read more...

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