Leonard Barkan and Carolina Mangone 'The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance'

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 6:00 pm7:00 pm



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Cosponsor(s): Labyrinth Books, Humanities Council, and Department of Art & Archaeology

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Eating and drinking can be aesthetic as well as sensory experiences. The Hungry Eye takes readers from antiquity to the Renaissance to explore the central role of food and drink in literature, art, philosophy, religion, and statecraft. It is an erudite and uniquely personal look at all the glorious ways that food and drink have transfigured Western arts and high culture.We invite you to a conversation between the author, Leonard Barkan, and Renaissance specialist Carolina Mangone.

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