February 15, 2019
Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, while influencing food culture around the world. Join fellow Dickinsonians for an evening of Italian food and culture.
Reception & Talk
Bosler Hall Atrium (corner of High and College Streets)
Flavors & Aromas of Italy 7-8 p.m.
Marc and Eva Stern Foundation Center for Global Education (Louther Street) Begin the evening with an Italian-themed reception and hear from Associate Professor of Italian James McMenamin, who will present the lecture A Gastronomic Tour through Pellegrino Artusi's Classic Italian Cookbook. McMenamin will delve into Pellegrino Artusi's cookbook Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well, with a particular emphasis on Pellegrino's literary strategies. Published in 1891, this was the first important cookbook written after Italian unification that brought together recipes from the newly formed Italian nation. You are also invited to attend the Italian department’s post-lecture Flavors and Aromas of Italy event. Come sample delicious regional specialties: pesto from Liguria, gelato from Sicilia, biscotti from Emilia-Romagna and more. Meet the faculty and learn about regions of Italy from current Dickinson students and members of the Italian Club. This event is free and open to the entire college community.
- Location: Bosler Hall Atrium (corner of High and College Streets)
- Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
- Cost: Free