Shad and the Delaware River Events - Cultural and Environmental History, June 21 & 24, Gloucester County

Please join us for this free, two-day programming relating to the cultural and environmental history of shad and the Delaware River in Gloucester County, NJ, on June 21 and June 24, 2017! 


WHAT: Community Read and Discussion of John McPhee’s book The Founding Fish

Want to chat about the history of shad at Red Bank and the Whitall House in Gloucester County, New Jersey? Delve into John McPhee’s book _The Founding Fish_, and come share your own “fish stories” with us!

IHR Food History Seminar

Dear H-FoodStudies members, 

I wanted to let you know about the new IHR Food History Seminar, which meets for the first time on Thursday 4th May! Our seminars will be held at 5.30pm on alternate Thursdays during the summer term. Our programme for the term is as follows:

4 May   A Fraction of a Man: Dieting the Female Prisoner, 1843-1913 

Nadja Durbach (University of Utah)


18 May   Symbols of Sovereignty: Food, Pageantry and Propaganda in Lancastrian England and France

Vanessa King (Goldsmiths, University of London)


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