254. Food and Early Modern Women
Saturday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Parlor C, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
Presiding: Mihoko Suzuki, Univ. of Miami
Speakers: Madeline Bassnett, Univ. of Western Ontario; Jennifer Davis, Univ. of Oklahoma; Laura Giannetti, Univ. of Miami; Carolyn A. Nadeau, Illinois Wesleyan Univ.; Dana Schumacher-Schmidt, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Scholars of literature and history working in Italy, Spain, England, and France, from the fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries, will address the nature of the archive on women and food; the relations among local, national, and religious registers; food items as health and beauty remedies; cookbooks, politics, and history; and the role and status of female cooks.
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