SOAS University of London

SOAS Food Studies Centre

Food and Diaspora

Professor Sidney Mintz (Johns Hopkins University)

Date: 11 October 2007Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 11 October 2007Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Lecture

Sidney W. Mintz is a Research Professor in Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. A pioneering scholar in Afro-Caribbean studies and in the Anthropology of Food, Professor Mintz is the author of Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History, Worker in the Cane: A Puerto Rican Life History, Caribbean Transformations, and Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom: Excursions into Eating, Culture, and the Past.

The lecture will launch two new SOAS research centres: The SOAS Food Studies Centre & The SOAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

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