Culinary Modernism: A Roundtable Seminar in Oxford on 12 November

The Oxford 20th and 21st Century Graduate Works-in-Progress Seminar presents:

Culinary Modernism: A Roundtable Seminar
Dr Richard Brown (Leeds)

Wednesday 12 November (Week 5) at 6pm
Seminar Room B, Oxford English Faculty

Dr Richard Brown of Leeds University will lead a roundtable seminar in conversation with Nanette O’Brien on culinary modernism in Joyce, Stein and Mansfield. The reading for discussion is ‘The Kitchen Muse: The Modernist Cookbook and Its Sequels’ which is chapter 5 of Sandra Gilbert’s new book, The Culinary Imagination: From Myth to Modernity. This event is free of charge. Wine and soft drinks will be provided.

There are a limited number of places available for an organized dinner after the seminar at Jamie’s Italian with a set menu for £18 pp. If you are interested in joining us for dinner afterwards please email Nanette O’Brien at by Monday 10 November at 5pm.

Conveners: Jennifer Cole [], Benedict Morrison [], Nanette O’Brien [] and Natalie Ferris []