July 10, 2023 - 4:00 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY
In this panel, scholars will focus on the role of food in transnational contexts and the formation of Hispano-Asian Culture and Identity.
Culinary Racial/Ethnic Discrimination and Resisting Racism through Food Allegories
Yeon-Soo Kim (Ph.D., Yale University) is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Rutgers University. She is the author of The Family Album: Histories, Subjectivities, and Immigration in Contemporary Spanish Culture. Her current book project is on Asian Spanish artists’ antiracist strategies, where she examines the textual coalition around food as an antiracist metaphor, racial melancholia’s potential for affective reprobation, and the new intimate public against racialized sexuality.
Oishii Perú: La comida peruana en el país del sol naciente*
*This presentation will be in Spanish
Araceli Tinajero (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is Professor of Spanish at The Graduate Center and City College of New York, CUNY. She is the author of Orientalismo en el modernismo hispanoamericano, El Lector: A History of the Cigar Factory Reader, Kokoro: A Mexican Woman in Japan, and A Cultural History of Spanish Speakers in Japan.
Organizer: Araceli Tinajero, City College/The Graduate Center, CUNY
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