Katarzyna J. Cwiertka is an established expert on food history of modern Japan and Korea, both as a domain of culture and as a window into historical inquiry that extends beyond the realm of cuisine and nutrition. In her research, food serves as a vehicle to talk about social change and global interconnectedness facilitated by colonialism, war, and cultural imperialism. She is Chair of Modern Japan Studies at Leiden University.
May 9, 2017, 6pm
Room 327/8/9 Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway, Portland State University
Free and open to the public