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Bowers Lecture: Where Chocolate Began with Dr. Lee Theisen

Presented by Bowers Museum at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 28 - 29 2021
Bowers Lecture:  Where Chocolate Began with Dr. Lee Theisen

Chocolate Week January 26-31

Bowers Museum is pleased to bring you an encore presentation Where Chocolate Began with Dr. Lee Theisen, professor at UCLA.

The story of chocolate, like all great stories, is fraught with narratives both mythical and factual. In this introduction to cacao and chocolate we will explore both, learning first where it was first cultivated and how it spread through Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and South America. Next, we’ll follow the development of chocolate as sensual desire, money,

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