Learn in the company of your Kenyon-in-Minneapolis community with Acting President and Professor of History Jeff Bowman as he presents, "Feast, Fast, Famine: Food in a Premodern World."

Registration is free and includes complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and hors d'oeuvres provided courtesy of event hosts Chris Kirwan '05 and M.E. Head Kirwan '05.

Jeff Bowman has served as Kenyon’s provost since 2020 and is Kenyon’s acting president through Oct. 1, 2023, when Julie Kornfeld will begin her term as Kenyon's 20th president. As provost, Bowman has been committed to educational excellence and has provided valuable support to faculty as they met the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. He has played a critical role in shaping and realizing the vision for Kenyon’s next century, advancing key elements of the strategic plan such as the program in computing, nurturing a global curriculum, and continuing to build structures to support students’ success in college and after graduation. Before his appointment as provost, Bowman held progressive positions of leadership within the faculty and administration, including as associate provost and chair of the faculty.