Author Archives: Department of German

Melitta Adamson (UWO): Baghdad, Byzantium and Beyond: A Corpus of Medieval Dietetic Literature and its Reception in Fifteenth-Century Bavaria

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January 17, 2013 16:00 - 18:00 Melitta Adamson (UWO): Baghdad, Byzantium and Beyond: A Corpus of Medieval Dietetic Literature and its Reception in Fifteenth-Century Bavaria Tasting Histories: Prof. Adamson is the author of Food in Medieval Times (2004) and editor of Regional Cuisines of Medieval Europe (2002), among many other publications. Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100A Read More »

Just published: Spatial Practices, inspired by Department’s Toronto German Studies Symposium

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In recent decades the conceptualization of space and place as social constructs has received significant attention and has been re-evaluated with an emphasis on cultural, social and political practice. This shift moves away from regarding space as fixed, unchanging container towards a realization that space is always inextricably linked with social practice and cultural signification... Read More »