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Pork Belly Fallacy: Korean and Yemenis at the Gastronomic Crossroads
Our presenter is Dr. Robert Ku
3:30-5:00 p.m CT
Guest speaker Robert Ji-Song Ku, associate professor of Asian American studies at Binghamton University and author of Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA, explores the symbolic and metabolic dimensions of pork at the gastronomic crossroads of contemporary migration. Specifically, it critically engages the Yemeni crisis on Jeju Island and compares it to the growing Muslim presence in South Korea.

Oct 5, 2021 03:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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