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A "Jewish" Joy of Cooking? How a Twentieth Century Cookbook Containing Frog’s Legs, Snails, and Ham Became a Beloved Jewish Icon

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. 

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Near Eastern Studies, Food Science, American Studies Program, Jewish Studies Program

Cost

Free

Contact E-Mail

rnf33@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Rebecca Frank

Contact Phone

2035126081

Speaker

Dr. Nora Rubel

Speaker Affiliation

University of Rochester

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Public

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