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Umbra Food Professor Discusses Her Research At Conference

Convegno Torta di PasquaDr. Elisa Ascione, recently named the Coordinator of the Umbra Institute’s Food Studies Program, will be a speaker at an upcoming conference on Perugia’s traditional Easter bread. The conference, which will take place on Thursday, March 21, in the nearby town of Mantignana, and will examine this typical food product from a variety of points of view: anthropological, nutritional, and historical. Dr. Ascione, who received her doctorate from the University of Perugia in anthropology, will present on the “Anthropology of Feast-Day Bread.” The conference is sponsored by the University of Perugia’s “Man and Territory” department, the Region of Umbria, and Slow Food Umbria. 

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