18th-Century Reading Group: Sandra Sherman

February 22, 2019
3:00 - 5:00 PM
2115 Tawes Hall

Sandra Sherman will deliver a talk entitled, "Self-Help in the Kitchen: Early Modern Culinary Texts and the Common Reader."

Sandra Sherman is the author of four books and over sixty articles on 17th and 18th century literature and culture. She was one of the first scholars to bring literary methods to culinary texts, writing prolifically for Petits Propos Culinaires in the early 2000s. Most recently, she is the author of Invention of the Modern Cookbook. She holds a Law degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas. She was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. She has lectured around the world and currently serves as a legal consultant. 

For more information contact: Laura Rosenthal (lrosent1@umd.edu)