Middlebury

ITAL6651

Culinary Cult & Ital Identity

Historical, Cultural and Linguistic Aspects of the Culinary Culture and Italian Identity

The course describes the history of food in Italy throughout the centuries. The course will also analyze the formation of different regional traditions. The historical, cultural and linguistic culinary traditions will be illustrated by a series of pertinent documents. Special attention will be dedicated to the relationship that existed between the New World and Italy, and the reciprocal exchange of products and recipes. In addition, the course will examine the effects that the Italian immigration had in North America, especially on the American culinary experience.

Required Texts: Rebora, La civiltà della forchetta, Ed. Laterza, Collana Economica, 2000, 206 pagine - Euro 9.00
John Dickie, Con gusto, Ed. Laterza, 2007.
Capatti - Montanari, La cucina italiana: storia di una cultura, Ed. Laterza, Collana Economica, 2005, -
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc

Sections

Summer 2015 Language Schools

ITAL6651A-L15 Lecture (Capecchi)

Summer 2014 Language Schools

ITAL6651A-L14 Lecture (Capecchi)

Summer 2009

ITAL6651A-L09 Lecture (Lebano)

Summer 2007

ITAL6651A-L07 Lecture (Marcato)