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Monday, May 6, 2019 at 4:45pm to 6:15pm
Kaufmann Auditorium, GSHG64
Dr. Nora Rubel of the University of Rochester will deliver a lecture titled “A ‘Jewish’ Joy of Cooking? How a Twentieth Century Cookbook Containing Frog’s Legs, Snails, and Ham Became a Beloved Jewish Icon.”
Dr. Rubel is the Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies and Chair of the Department of Religion and Classics at the University of Rochester. She is currently finishing a book titled Recipes for the Melting Pot: Reading The Settlement Cook Book. Dr. Rubel previously wrote Doubting the Devout: The Ultra-Orthodox in the Jewish American Imagination and edited Religion, Food, and Eating in North America. Her Ph.D. is in American Religions and Rubel holds previous degrees in Religion and Culture, American Studies, and American Religion.
This event is hosted by the Cornell Jewish Studies Club and co-sponsored in part by the SAFC, Jewish Studies Program, American Studies Program, Food Science Department, and Near Eastern Studies Department.