Around the World
people in the Smith community will have many choices of
delicious repast in the next two weeks as three annual fall
food events present dishes from far and near.
Plan your schedules for culinary
smorgasbords, as follows:
International Students Day 2012
Each fall, more than 50 Smith
students from some 21 foreign countries coordinate a day
of celebration around food from their native lands, to be
shared with the Smith community.
I.S. Day is organized by
the International Students Organization (ISO) in collaboration
with dining services. International students prepare mouth-watering
dishes from their own family recipes. I.S. Day always features
an eclectic array of recipes, from Afghanistan, Croatia,
Nepal, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Ireland, Korea, just to name a
Dishes cost between $2 and $4.
Proceeds benefit ISO.
Flavors of Southeast Asia
The Southeast Asian Alliance
(SAA) presents its annual food celebration, featuring recipes
from various regions of southeast Asia, as represented by
Smith students. Open to the public; admission is $6 in advance,
$8 at the door.
Smith will fete the 100th birthday of
its beloved alumna Julia Child ’34 with special
menus in the student dining rooms. Watch the for details.
speaking of food:
Changing the Way We Eat
Center for the Environment, Ecological Design and Sustainability
(CEEDS) screens Changing the Way We
Eat, a TED talks series
sponsored by the Glynwood Institute. The series will stream
every first Tuesday of the month over lunch hour. Tuesday,
Nov. 6, will feature talks by Urvashi Rangan, senior scientist
and director of GreenerChoices.org at Consumers Union, on “From Fables to Labels!” as
well as Fred Kirschenmann, Leopold Center Distinguished Fellow, on “Soil: From
Dirt to Lifeline,” and Michelle Hughes, on “Local Food, Immigrant Farmers.”