Pierson Teas

All Pierson Teas are held in the Pierson College Leitner House, 231 Park Street, unless otherwise noted.


College Tea with Helen Zoe Veit

april 19th, 2018, 4:00 pm, leitner house

Helen Zoe Veit specializes in American history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, focusing on the history of food and nutrition. Her first book, Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century explores food and nutrition in the Progressive Era. Modern Food, Moral Food was a finalist for the 2014 James Beard Award in Reference and Scholarship. She is now writing a book called Small Appetites: A History of Children’s Food, which examines the history of children’s eating during the last two hundred years. Sponsored by the Traphagen Alumni Speaker Series Fund, the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities, and the Yale Sustainable Food Program.


The drT projecT

Every Tuesday at 4:30pm in the Fellows Lounge

Join us every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Pierson Fellows’ Lounge (located in entryway B) for The “drT projecT” — 3 things worth knowing in 30 minutes with Pierson Fellow and Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Shawkat Toorawa.


For a list of past Pierson teas, click here.