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Renaissance Cuisine: Recipes and Food of Everyday People

Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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Registration for non members begins on May 17

 

Renaissance Cuisine:

Recipes and Food of Everyday People

a lecture by Dr. Daniele Macuglia

(University of Chicago)

 

May 31st at 6pm

  

Italian Cultural Institute

500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450

 

The first of two seminars by Daniele Macuglia that explore Renaissance cuisine.

In this seminar, Daniele Macuglia will discuss what it meant for everyday people to eat during the Italian Renaissance. Recipes and dietary habits will be explored, along with the influences of religion and foreign cultures on the culinary habits of the Italian peninsula at that time.  

Dr. Macuglia's second seminar, Renaissance Cuisine: Banquets and the Food of the Rich, will be held on June 8th at the Italian Cultural Institute. 

Free and open to the public.

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Italian Cultural Institute
500 N Michigan Ave
Suite 1450
Chicago, IL

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)


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Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

500 N Michigan Ave., Suite 1450

Chicago, IL 60611

 

Currently active in all the major cities of the five continents, the ninety Italian Cultural Institutes serve as an ideal meeting place for intellectuals, artists, and cultural operatives, as well as for ordinary citizens, both Italian and foreign, who wish to establish or maintain a relationship with our country. By acting not only as a showcase and source of current information on Italy, but also as a driving force behind initiatives and projects of cultural cooperation, the Italian Cultural Institute has become a focal point for both the Italian communities abroad and the growing demand for Italian culture throughout the world.

By extending the role of Embassies and Consulates, the Italian Cultural Institutes offer the most effective tools for promoting a worldwide image of Italy as a center of production, preservation, and dissemination of culture from the Classical Age until today. Along with organizing cultural events in a vast array of areas, including art, music, cinema, theatre, dance, fashion, design, and photography, the Italian Cultural Institutes:

  • Offer the opportunity to learn Italian language and culture through the organization of courses, the management of libraries and the preparation of educational and editorial materials;
  • Provide the networks and the premises to facilitate the integration of Italian operators in the process of cultural exchange and production at an international level;
  • Provide information and logistic support to public and private cultural operators, both Italian and foreign;
  • Continuously support initiatives aimed at promoting an intercultural dialogue based on the principles of democracy and international solidarity.
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