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Public Lecture: Putting Dinner on the Table in Chaucer’s London.

Dr. Martha Carlin, Professor of History at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, to Visit Campus

2015-10-14

Dr. Martha Carlin, Professor of History at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will visit campus on Wednesday, Nov 4th, 2015 to present her public lecture, "PUtting Dinner on the Table in Chaucer's London".

What was a medieval meal really like, and what logistics went into producing it? What kinds of eveidence survive? Are there any parallels with the culture and practical realities of feeding a household today? Join Professor Carlin for an investigation of food and eating in Chaucer's day, and what it took to put dinner on the table.

For more information, contact the Department of History at 507-389-1618.

For MSU events: individuals with a disability, who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, are asked to contact the Office of Accessibility Resources at 507-389-2825 (V/TTD), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTD) at least five days prior to the event.

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