In 2003, a small and dedicated group of USF faculty, administrators, and donors came
together to launch the USF Humanities Institute. Lead by Dr. William H. Scheuerle,
their goal was to bring established scholars and artists to USF as well as promote
research in the humanities by USF faculty. They recognized that investment in humanities
research was a critical component in USF's goal of becoming a nationally renowned
Thursday, Mar 21, at 7:30 p.m. this spring's Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, Paul
Freedman, will be giving a public talk at Armature Works in Tampa addressing the question
"What is American Cuisine?"
Freedman will discuss the history of food in the United States from the point of view
of both old regional traditions and the standardized industrial food available at
supermarkets that has largely replaced it. Cosponsored with the College of Arts and
Sciences Frontier Forum Lecture Series, this event is free and open to the public!