What is a recipe? A virtual conversation -06-07/2017, online
The Recipes Project is a DH/HistSTM (Digital Humanities/History of Science, Technology, and Medicine) blog devoted to the study of recipes from all time periods and places. Our readership and contributors highlight the growing scholarly and popular interest in recipes. Over the five years that the RP has been running, our authors have continued to revisit one key question: what exactly is a recipe? How do we know one when we see one? What is their structure? What functions do recipes serve? How are they shared and passed on? Are they a set of instructions, a way of life, or a story? Aspirational or frequently used? Prose, poem, or image? The list could go on!
And the question becomes even more complicated when we consider the ways that social media creates new and innovative formats for conversations about recipes, across disciplines, academic/non-academic boundaries, and the world. At the RP, we’ve found that blogging is a wonderful way for recipes scholars to share their work and interests, but we recognize its limits as static text.
FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 02/06/2017 - 05/07/2017
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Dr. Lisa Smith (Essex) ; Dr. Laurence Totelin (Cardiff)
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