The launching of Food, Power, Exchange and Identity: Food and Foodstuffs in the French and Francophone Worlds, a three-year interdisciplinary seminar organized by the Henri Peyre French Institute, will take place on February 28, 2014, at 5:00-6:00pm, at the French / Urban Ed lounge at The Graduate Center, CUNY (located at 365 Fifth Avenue) in New York.
The seminar launch will include a presentation of the Site and Seminar Themes, and of the upcoming online exhibit “Street Fairs and Street Food in the Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries.”
Professor Francesca Canadé Sautman (Director, Henri Peyre French Institute)
Jasmine Narcisse (doctoral candidate, Ph.D. Program in French), moderator
For more information, see http://www.henripeyrefrenchinstitute.org/events-programs/index.php
Photo from sustainable banana project in Martinique and Guadeloupe; see http://www.agropolis.org/agronomy/research.php?id=48