Interview with Dr. Rebecca Whiteley about Birth Figures: Early Modern Prints and the Pregnant Body (Chicago, 2023)

Interview by Melissa Reynolds In this issue’s publication highlight, we are delighted to share an interview with Dr. Rebecca Whiteley, whose book, Birth Figures: Early Modern Prints and the Pregnant Body was just published this spring by the University of Chicago Press. Dr. Whiteley is a British Academy Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham. … Continue reading Interview with Dr. Rebecca Whiteley about Birth Figures: Early Modern Prints and the Pregnant Body (Chicago, 2023)

Autumn 2023

RECIPES AS LITERATURE INTRODUCTION By Esme Curtis, Autumn 2023 Guest Editor, with Jess Clark For Autumn, we are introducing our latest quarterly volume: Recipes as Literature. Despite their veneer of practicality, readers of The Recipes Project will know that many recipes are much closer to fiction than they first appear. They inevitably capture multifaceted dishes … Continue reading Autumn 2023

Spring 2023

RECIPEs FOr REBIRTH INTRODUCTION By Melissa Reynolds, Editor With spring in the air and nature coming back to life in the northern hemisphere, this month’s issue of the Recipes Project takes up the theme of “rebirth.” Recipe collections abound with recipes for cosmetics, medicines, and agricultural techniques to restore life to aging skin, withering plants, … Continue reading Spring 2023

Guest Edited Series

Undergraduate Research, edited by Laurence Totelin and Joshua Schlachet (November 2018 and October 2019) Hot/Cold: Recipes and Temperatures, edited by Elaine Leong and Marieke Hendriksen (August and December 2018) Dutch Medicines, authored by Sietske Fransen and Saskia Klerk¬†(Fall-Winter 2016) Recipes and the Senses, co-edited by Elaine Leong and Hannah Newton (April 2018). Exploring College of … Continue reading Guest Edited Series