CJS Thursday Lecture Series | Eating Contests in Early Modern Japanese Entertainment Media
Eric C. Rath is the CJS Toyota Visiting Professor for the 2017-2018 academic year and a professor of premodern Japanese history at the University of Kansas where he specializes in Japanese cultural history. His publications include Japan’s Cuisines: Food, Place and Identity (Reaktion Books, 2016) and Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan (University of California Press, 2010).
Image: Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) “Peace, Joy, and the Price War Between Sake and Sweets” (Taiheiki mochi sake tatakai) produced between 1843-46
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Asia, Food, History, Japanese Studies|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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