Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Early Modern Recipe Books

Women's Social Networks, Domesticity, Science and Medicine

Friday 25 November

Newcastle University, Research Beehive Room 2.20

10 a.m. Registration (tea and coffee available)
10.15 Introduction and welcome (Kate Chedgzoy, Newcastle)
10.30 Catherine Alexander (Newcastle), 'Collaboration and community in Jane Loraine's cook book, 1684-6'
11.30 Sara Pennell (Roehampton), ' "The best I ever ate": culinary knowledge and practice in early modern English manuscript recipe texts'
12.30 Lunch (provided)
1.30 Jayne Archer (Aberystwyth), 'Opus Mulierum: alchemy in early modern women's recipe books'
2.30 Jenny Richards (Newcastle), 'Reading, reproduction and Thomas Raynalde's The Birth of Mankind: Otherwise Named, The Woman's Book'
3.30 Tea and coffee
3.45 Response by Suzanne Trill (Edinburgh) and final discussion

There is no charge for attendance at this event, but so that we can cater appropriately, please contact Emma Short by November 18 to let her know that you would like to attend.


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