2019 James Ford Bell Lecture

Paul Freedman, Chester D. Tripp Professor of History, Yale University

October 2019, date/time tbd | Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120

Professor Freedman specializes in medieval social history, the history of Catalonia, comparative studies of the peasantry, trade in luxury products, and the history of cuisine.  His latest book is Ten Restaurants That Changed America (Liveright/Norton, 2016).  This lecture will be a plenary session in the conference, "Premodern Food Cultures and their Legacies, October 17-19, 2019, co-sponsored by the James Ford Bell Library, the Center for Medieval Studies, and the Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World.  The Bell Library's fall exhibtion, Rapunzel, Peanuts, and Thousand Year Eggs, will also be linked to these events.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.





This lecture is presented by the James Ford Bell Library with support from the Associates of the James Ford Bell Library and the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries.