The Progress of the Fork: From Diabolical to Divine

Starts:
6:00 pm on Monday, October 22, 2012
Darra Goldstein, Francis Christopher Oakley Third-Century Professor of Russian at Williams College and founding editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, traces the evolution of forks over the centuries and shows how developments in fork design reflect changing ideas about food fashions, hygiene, table manners, and table service in Europe and the United States.