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"Roman Kitchens: Inscribing Class and Gender through Daily Routines"

Event Detail
Date: Wednesday, February 21st
Time: 6:30 pm
Description:

Mira Green '97 will present on "Roman Kitchens: Inscribing Class and Gender through Daily Routines." In her talk she will look at the issue of food preparation, slavery, and gender through texts, vases, and the material remains of kitchens in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Green is Solmsen Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Ph.D. in Roman History from the University of Washington and M.A. in Greek History from the University of Utah. Her research focuses on questions of hierarchy and power that are intertwined with a society’s ideas about daily life, food, slavery, sexuality, and the material expressions of mastery in the Roman world.

Location: Room: Hedges Conference Room
Thomas Commons
Contact:
John Gruber-Miller
jJGruber-Miller@cornellcollege.edu

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