Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
Epergnes and Other Things: Elements of the Victorian Dinner Table with Etiquetteer Robert B. Dimmick
Join etiquette expert Etiquetteer Robert B. Dimmick and curator Adrienne Gennett discussing how a Victorian dinner party would have been conducted.
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg is Distinguished Professor of History at ISU, and a Fellow of the Agricultural History Society. Her lecture, based on her book of the same title, will explore the trauma the people of Iowa faced in the 1980s when two-thirds of its farmers were in distress, and half of those were in imminent danger of foreclosure.