Dan Jurafsky, Stanford University
Date: November 18
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hollings Library Program Room
"Why do we eat toast for breakfast, and then toast to good health at dinner? What does the turkey we eat on Thanksgiving have to do with the country on the eastern Mediterranean? Can you figure out how much your dinner will cost by counting the words on the menu? In The Language of Food, Stanford University professor and MacArthur Fellow Dan Jurafsky peels away the mysteries from the foods we think we know." -- W.W. Norton & Co.