How did colonial Australians experiment with indigenous foods, and what native animals were considered to be fair game for grub?
A free public lecture at the University of Adelaide on Tuesday 18 February will explain these fascinating aspects of the history of Australian food.
The free public session is being held as part of a three-day International Food Studies Conference at the University of Adelaide (17-19 February), Food Studies: A Multidisciplinary Menu.
The speakers at the public lecture are:
Professor Barbara Santich (University of Adelaide): Nineteenth-century Experimentation with Australian Indigenous Food.
Dr Nancy Cushing (University of Newcastle): Meat for the Pot? Assessing Animals in Colonial Australia.
WHAT: Free Public Session on Colonial and Indigenous Food part of the Food Studies:A Multidisciplinary Menu conference
WHERE: Napier lecture theatre 102, Napier Building, North Terrace Campus, University of Adelaide
WHEN: 3.45pm for 4.00pm-5.30pm, Tuesday 18 February 2014
COST: Free – but registration is essential. RSVP to: [email protected]
For more information about the conference, visit the website: www.adelaide.edu.au/food-studies/conference