Middlebury

FOOD 1003

Culinary History of Italy

Time Around the Table: A Culinary History of Italy
In this course food will be our guide in the exploration of Italian history and culture. The choices that a nation, in our case Italy, made and makes about issues surrounding food tell us about identity, be it social, national, regional, ethnic, or religious. We will examine a number of questions: What do we mean when we talk about Italian food? What did one eat in Ancient Rome or during the Renaissance? And what about today? What are the historical events that have shaped what we have in mind when we say “Italian food”? And what about “Italian-American” food? (Not open to students who have taken FYSE 1344).
Subject:
Food Studies
Department:
Food Studies
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR HIS WTR
Equivalent Courses:
INTD 0150 *
FYSE 1344
ITAL 0356
ITAL 1003

Sections

Winter 2022

FOOD1003A-W22 Lecture (Brancoli Busdraghi)