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
Johd Dickie, Con gusto, Ed. Laterza, 2007, 396 pagine
Capatti - Montanari, La cucina italiana: storia di una cultura, Ed. Laterza, Collana Economica, 2005, - Euro 10.00

Only open to M.A. and DML students who have completed a preliminary summer of study on the Vermont Campus.
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ITAL 6651

All Sections in Summer 2014 Language Schools, Mills 6 Week Session

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Mills 6 Week Session

ITAL6651A-L14 Lecture (Capecchi)