Satisfying Our Curiosity About Food and Culture in the Asia Pacific and More

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We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Asia Pacific Perspectives. In vol. 16, no. 2 (2020), we present the multifaceted ways in which scholars in the humanities and social sciences are looking at food and culture in the Asia Continue reading Satisfying Our Curiosity About Food and Culture in the Asia Pacific and More

What Can Food in East Asia Reveal about the Region’s Past and Present?  

The USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies invited 12 scholars to campus to present their research on the topic at the center’s fall symposium, “Have You Eaten Yet? The History and Culture of Food in East Asia” (October 17-18, 2019). Continue reading What Can Food in East Asia Reveal about the Region’s Past and Present?  

5 Questions for a Food Anthropologist of Japan

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The Center for Asia Pacific Studies welcomes Dr. Christopher Laurent as its new postdoctoral fellow. We invite you to get to know him and his research.  Dr. Laurent is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in regional cuisine in rural Japan. Continue reading 5 Questions for a Food Anthropologist of Japan