Food and Religion in the Reformation

6:00 pm on Friday, December 12, 2014
Ken Albala is professor of history at the University of the Pacific, visiting professor in the MLA in Gastronomy at Boston University, and an internationally renowned food historian and scholar. He is the author or editor of 16 books on food, including Eating Right in the Renaissance; Food in Early Modern Europe; Cooking in Europe 1250–1650; The Banquet: Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe; Beans: A History (winner of the 2008 IACP Jane Grigson Award); and Pancake. He has also co-edited The Business of Food; Human Cuisine; Food and Faith in Christian Culture; and edited A Cultural History of Food: The Renaissance and The Routledge International Handbook to Food Studies.