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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, 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.

New Date Nov 29th.

The Jungle – Upton Sinclair

Sinclair’s classic novel of turn-of-the-century Chicago focuses on the exploitation of immigrant workers and unsanitary conditions at the city’s famous stockyards and slaughterhouses.