I will entertain any proposal for speaking engagements, including keynotes, seminars, and short courses. In collaboration with Dogfish Head Brewery, Ancient Ales dinners profiling our re-created beverages have been a success across the country. I can either be there in person, or a film showing Sam Calagione and me tasting the beverages with paired foods can be shown. I have PowerPoint presentations for each of the lectures.
Patrick McGovern is the Scientific Director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Project for Cuisine, Fermented Beverages, and Health at the University of Pennsylvania Museum in Philadelphia, where he is also an Adjunct Professor of Anthropology. In the popular imagination, he is known as the "Indiana Jones of Ancient Ales, Wines, and Extreme Beverages." Read more
Caption: Patrick McGovern in his laboratory, examining and "sniffing" out a 3000-year-old millet wine, which was preserved inside a tightly lidded bronze vessel from an elite tomb at Anyang. Photo by Penn Museum.