Session Title

Feeding the Classes: Food, Scholarly Reconstruction, and Experiential Learning in Teaching the Medieval World (A Roundtable)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Mens et Mensa: Society for the Study of Food in the Middle Ages

Organizer Name

John August Bollweg

Organizer Affiliation

College of DuPage

Presider Name

Madera Allan

Presider Affiliation

Lawrence Univ.

Paper Title 1

A First Taste of Medieval Foodways

Presenter 1 Name

Katie Peebles

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Marymount Univ.

Paper Title 2

A Pinch of History: Food and Cooking in the History Classroom

Presenter 2 Name

Kristi DiClemente

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Mississippi Univ. for Women

Paper Title 3

Food from the Frontiers

Presenter 3 Name

Samantha A. Meigs

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Indianapolis

Paper Title 4

Of Boiling and Seething Mead

Presenter 4 Name

Susan Verberg

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 5

Sour Milk and Fermented Fish: The Peculiar Food Preservation Methods of Medieval Vikings

Presenter 5 Name

Austin C. Baker

Presenter 5 Affiliation

Univ. of Indianapolis

Start Date

10-5-2018 1:30 PM

Session Location

Valley 2 Harvey 204

Description

Participants will explore and explain the kinds of scholarship required to plan an course activity or researched-based reconstruction related to medieval foodways, as well as the challenges and rewards of its implementation. Participants will speak for 5-7 minutes each about how they have incorporated medieval and early modern food and foodways into their teaching (and scholarship) through experiential learning activities or research-based reconstructions. Time allowing, attendees will have an opportunity to work through some of the activities/reconstructions.

John A. Bollweg

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May 10th, 1:30 PM

Feeding the Classes: Food, Scholarly Reconstruction, and Experiential Learning in Teaching the Medieval World (A Roundtable)

Valley 2 Harvey 204

Participants will explore and explain the kinds of scholarship required to plan an course activity or researched-based reconstruction related to medieval foodways, as well as the challenges and rewards of its implementation. Participants will speak for 5-7 minutes each about how they have incorporated medieval and early modern food and foodways into their teaching (and scholarship) through experiential learning activities or research-based reconstructions. Time allowing, attendees will have an opportunity to work through some of the activities/reconstructions.

John A. Bollweg