Story Telling and Food History in Italy Through Recipes Books, and Periodicals (1945-1980)

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October Lecture Series on the Topic: Story Telling and Food History in Italy Through Recipes Books, and Periodicals (1945-1980). With Italian Historian from Rome Francesco D'Ausilio, whose area of research is Italian food history and culture. The Center for Italian Studies in Stony Brook University's Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340 - 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Jo Fusco 631-632-7444. Josephine.Fusco@stonybrook.edu

The series includes three presentations scheduled as follows: October 12 4:00 pm - "Looking for a National Culinary Identity and Kitchen Since World War II to the Economic Boom (1945-1956)."; October 17 5:30 pm - "Gastronomy in the Years of the Economical Miracle (1958-1963) and Between Controversy and Crisis in Food Culture (1963-1972)."; October 19 4:00 pm - "The Seventies: Between Tensions and Austerity in the Kitchen (1973-1980) and The Eighties: Between Modernity and Turning Left Into the Kitchen (1981-1992)." This series provides a unique opportunity to learn of and share the presenter's original and multidisciplinary approach to Italian food history and culture. 

SOURCE: John D. Calandra Italian American Institut

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