Around the Table Podcast: Odeuropa with William Tullett

By Sarah Peters Kernan In this episode, Sarah Kernan talks to William Tullett, Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of York and a Lead in the Horizon 2020 funded project Odeuropa. This European research project was designed to show that the sense of smell and scent, or olfactory, heritage is an important way … Continue reading Around the Table Podcast: Odeuropa with William Tullett

Olfactory Notes: Integrating Embodied Research in Art History

By Madison Clyburn In early modern Italy, perfumes were powerful substances whose therapeutic properties could generate pleasure and preserve or remedy one’s health if worn on or consumed by the body. In this post, I feature a typical Italian perfume recipe, “To make perfume for clothes,” from the Italian engraver and author Eustachio Celebrino’s (c. 1490-after 1535) printed vernacular … Continue reading Olfactory Notes: Integrating Embodied Research in Art History

Around the Table Podcast: Staging the Table in Europe 1500-1800 with Deborah Krohn

By Sarah Peters Kernan In this episode, Sarah Kernan talks to Deborah Krohn, Associate Professor and Chair of Academic Programs at Bard Graduate Center, about the recent exhibition Staging the Table in Europe 1500-1800 at Bard Graduate Center Gallery. Staging the Table explores early modern dining practices through illustrated manuals featuring instruction and carving and … Continue reading Around the Table Podcast: Staging the Table in Europe 1500-1800 with Deborah Krohn

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