FESTA 2018: Roman Dining – A Guide to Status and Mores
19 October 2018 - Chemistry
This free public talk is part of FESTA 2018 – a public festival of architecture, design and food.
University of Canterbury Adjunct Associate Professor Robin Bond will explore the ancient contexts for feasting and the influence of food on the development of a society.
Using the works of the Roman satirists and their recurrent topic of the cena/banquet as a guide, Professor Bond will investigate social distinctions and mores in Rome in the first century AD.
Visitors can also enjoy a private viewing of the Teece Museum, which will be open from 5.00pm.
Date: Friday 19 October 2018
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Venue: Recital Room, Level 1, University of Canterbury Arts City Location, Chemistry building, the Arts Centre, 3 Hereford Street.