Public Lecture Series presents: Mary DeCoste | College of Arts

Public Lecture Series presents: Mary DeCoste

Date and Time


MacDonald Stewart Art Centre




Mary DeCoste

Gluttons, Gourmands, and Guilt:

Eating in the Italian Renaissance and Today


Medieval Feast


Wednesday October 22nd, 3 :00pm, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre

Mary-Michelle DeCoste is an associate professor of Italian studies at the University of Guelph, and in 2010 she held a Craig Hugh Smyth Visiting Fellowship at Villa I Tatti, Harvard University’s Centre for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence, Italy. Her publications include Hopeless Love: Boiardo, Ariosto, and Narratives of Queer Female Desire (Universtiy of Toronto Press, 2009). Her current areas of research are Agricultural poetry in Renaissance Italy and Botanical gastronomy in 16th century Italy.