Taste Affinities - Symposium

Mosaic picture of various food, orange, pomegranate, chillies

March 13, 2020 - 09:30 to 17:30

Alumni Hall, Victoria College, U of T St George campus, 91 Charles St West

Culinaria Research Centre and the NorthRop Frye at Victoria College are pleased to present the Taste Affinities Symposium.

Free and Open Registration

Schedule of the day

9:30: Registration
10:00: Welcome Remarks, Professor Robert Davidson, Director, Northrop Frye Centre

10:15-11:45: Panel 1
Christy Spackman, “Flavor Stories”
Stephanie Springgay, “Chocolate Elementary: Young Children as ‘Taste-Makers’”

1:00-2:30: Panel 2
H. Rosi Song, “Creating a Taste for Barcelona: Memory, Identity and Politics”
Anne Urbancic, “Setting Italian Tables, Setting Italian Taste”

2:45-4:15: Panel 3
Ken MacDonald, “Acquiring the ‘t(T)aste’ of Wine and Cheese”
Eric Rath, “Some Tasting Notes on Year-old Sushi”

4:30-5:30: Keynote
Lindsay Kelley, “Digesting the Dull Dish”

5:30: Closing Remarks, Professor Dan Bender, Director, Culinaria Research Centre

Reception to follow

Abstract, Panelist bio and registration are available on the Symposium website.