Oakland University
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Invitation to a Food Event and Fabulous talk! Evening, 8 November

Fabulous Food & Keynote Talk


Have You No National Dishes?

Esteemed Speaker: Jan Longone!

Lake Superior Room, Oakland Center
5.30 – 7.00 pm
Thursday 8 November

Special "Tasting Menu" Will Be Provided

The Talk:

An examination of the contents of the Janice Bluestein Longone
Culinary Archive
at the University of Michigan.

Jan Longone is Curator of American Culinary History at the Clements
Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The Janice Bluestein
Longone Culinary Archive (JBLCA) consists of about 25,000 items –
books, ephemera, manuscripts, graphics, menus, serials, maps.

Jan is a writer, lecturer, teacher, consultant, media commentator and
collection developer in matters gastronomic. She has curated about a
dozen culinary exhibitions and two international culinary history
symposia. She has lectured on culinary history from Oxford University
to the Smithsonian, Harvard to the Los Angeles Public Library,
Historic New Orleans to the New York Historical Society.

In 2000, Jan received the Food Arts Silver Spoon Award in recognition
of her scholarly determination to preserve and honor American culinary
literature and her many other contributions to food history. In 2007
Jan received the International Academy of Culinary Arts Award
(Florida) for Culinary Life achievement. In 2009 she received the
Book Person of the Year Award at the Kerrytown Bookfest in Ann Arbor.
In 2011 Jan was presented with the Amelia Award by the Culinary
Historians on New York at the New York Public Library.

Created by Graeme Harper (gharper@oakland.edu) on Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Modified by Graeme Harper (gharper@oakland.edu) on Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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