Public Lecture by Psyche-Williams Forson

February 20, 2013 at 78:30 pm[1h 30m]Add to your calendar
Beck Hall 301

Public Lecture by Psyche-Williams Forson Beck Hall 301

"I Haven't Eaten if I Don't Have My Soup and Fufu": Using Ghanaian/African American Food and Foodways to Understand Transnationalism and Problematize Sustainability.

Psyche-Williams Forson, Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the award-winning author of Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Women, Food, and Power (2006) is returning to Gustavus to give a public lecture on ways in which food customs play important roles in the preservation of cultural lifeways for migrant peoples and how the challenges of preserving food customs intersects with the conceptual ideal of "sustainability."

AudiencePublic
ContactAudrey Russek — 507-933-6152
CategoryLecture
SponsorHistory, GWS, Peace Studies, Political Science