New book release | The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance

Sept. 21, 2021

Leonard Barkan's new book, "The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance,"  published September 2021, is an enticing history of food and drink in Western art and culture. Professor Barkan, Department of Comparative Literature, served as the Society's faculty director from 2002 to 2009.

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Join PIIRS for the first Director’s Book Forum of the year on Wednesday, September 22 at 12 pm, featuring Leonard Barkan's new book “The Hungry Eye". Registration is required. (Virtual event)