IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1209: Contrasts in Quotidianity, III: Food

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Paper 1209-aFood and Sex: The Culinary Language and Imagery of Adultery in Old French Literature
(Language: English)
April Harper, Department of Mediaeval History, University of St Andrews
Paper 1209-bBeaver Tails and Roasted Herring Heads: Fast and Feast in Medieval Livonia
(Language: English)
Anu Mänd, Institute of History, University of Tallinn
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Urban, Religious Life
Paper 1209-cInfants and Wine: Medieval Medical Views on the Controversial Issue of Wine as Baby Food
(Language: English)
Melitta Weiss Adamson, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, University of Western Ontario
Index terms: Daily Life, Medicine, Mentalities, Social History
Abstract

The session is part of four that concentrate on various types of contrasts in everyday life and/or their construction in written and pictorial evidence. It will emphasise the diversity and opposites in food and nutrition with regard to country, time, and age.