Boston University Symposia in Memory of Dr. Mary Beaudry

​From the Archaeology Program at Boston University:

Symposia in Memory of Dr. Mary Beaudry

Both events require registration for in-person and remote attendance.

 1.) “Findings: Material Culture And The Immaterial” 

April 22, 2022

​-2:30 – 5:00 pm, followed by a reception

-Location: Ladd Room, HAW202, 23 Hawes Street (Fenway Campus)

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-Guest Speakers:

The Temporary, the Short-Lived, and the Fleeting: Making Sense of the Materiality of the Ephemeral

Carolyn White, University of Nevada, Reno

Witch Bottles: Constituting Self and Other in the Practical Magic of the Early Modern Household

Zoë Crossland, Columbia University

Time and the Materiality of Duration

Ann Stahl, University of Victoria

The Subversive Poetics of Mary C. Beaudry

D0 an Hicks, University of Oxford

 2.) “Pots And Pans, Bodkins And Trowels: Reflections On Mary Beaudry”

-April 30, 2022

-1:00 – 5:00 pm, followed by a reception

 -Location:  Eichenbaum Colloquium Room, RKC101, CILSE

Register Here for both remote and in-person

-Guest Speakers:

The Interdisciplinary Life of Mary Beaudry 

Rebecca Alssid, BU​Gastronomy

Pots, Pans, and Stills: Millet’s Ancient Journey from Nile, Veneto, and Whole Foods 

James McCann, BU History

Bodkins, Beads, and Buttons: Dressing the Part in 17th-Century Massachusetts 

Diana Loren, Harvard

Pots, Pans, and Labor: A Birds-Eye View of the History of the Kitchen in America 

Nancy Carlisle, Historic New England

Finding Feminist Meaning in Cooking and Its History  

Barbara Haber, Writer, Food Historian

Panelists: David Carballo, Jacques Pépin, Ed Bell, others to be announced
Sponsors: BU Center for the Humanities
Archaeology Program​
Department of Anthropolog​y
College of Arts and Sciences
Metropolitan College
Gastronomy Program
Program in Food & Wine