Friday, January 05, 2007
Lynette Hunter at Magnes
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Magnes Museum in Berkeley (2911 Russell St.) http://www.magnes.org/
Speaker: Professor Lynette Hunter (UC Davis) will present her new edited collection of essays, honoring Alan Davidson. The essays are in a special issue of Moving Worlds, entitled Food, Culture, and Community (2006).
Lynette Hunter co-founded the Leeds Food History Symposium and Publications in Great Britain. Her own research has addressed early modern food, medicine and science, along with interests in feminism, aboriginal storytelling, and the social and political uses of theater. Among many other books written and edited, she has recently written on Shakespeare, Language and the Stage, and edited The Letters Of Dorothy Moore 1612-64. She was also the series editor for Prospect Books' Bibliography of Cookery and Household Books Published in Britain, 1800-1914 (1986-9)