Simone Cinotto Lecture and Book Signing
Monday, May 12, 2014
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Author and scholar Dr.
Simone Cinotto will deliver a lecture and sign copies of his new book, The
Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City at Drexel
University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management on Monday, May 12 at 5pm.
In his talk, Cinotto
will discuss how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their
children. Cinotto maintains that Italian immigrants created a distinctive
culture of food as a symbolic response to the needs of immigrant life, from the
struggle for personal and group identity to the pursuit of social and economic
The Simone Cinotto
Lecture and Book Signing will take place at 5pm and will be held in the Paul
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building (101 N. 33rd Street) on the 6th Floor
in the Academic Bistro.
A reception will follow
featuring a variety of handmade pizzas from culinary arts student Amanda
Sharff's senior project.
Copies of Dr. Cinotto's
book, The Italian American Table: Food, Family and Community in New
York City will be made available for purchase.
The event is free and
open to the public. Donations to support Drexel scholarships are gladly