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Food & Community
The Table...Where We Come Together

February - April 2017

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Many of us here at Boston College are lucky enough to do it three times a day, or more. It's fundamental to life. It's also fundamental to making us who we are. The dinner table is at the heart of the family -- where the family comes together for nourishment, but also to share news of the day, as well as stories about each other and the wider world. It provides a chance to nestle inward, in the embrace of the family, but it's also a place to connect to the past, the culture and earlier generations, especially if the family has left behind its heritage in moving to the United States.

Take a journey here into the amazing gift of community that the table offers each of us, as reflected in the Boston College Libraries collections.

Many of us here at Boston College are lucky enough to do it three times a day, or more. It's fundamental to life. It's also fundamental to making us who we are. The dinner table is at the heart of the family -- where the family comes together for nourishment, but also to share news of the day, as well as stories about each other and the wider world. It provides a chance to nestle inward, in the embrace of the family, but it's also a place to connect to the past, the culture and earlier generations, especially if the family has left behind its heritage in moving to the United States.

Take a journey here into the amazing gift of community that the table offers each of us, as reflected in the Boston College Libraries collections.

Exhibit poster