2021 January 15, Bookworm #27 – Art, Food, and the Politics of Race in the Age of American Expansion (Shana Klein)
From Tracy Payovich
In this episode of the Clements Bookworm, art historian Shana Klein shares the themes of her book The Fruits of Empire: Art, Food, and the Politics of Race in the Age of American Expansion (2020). The talk addresses her research on representations of food to understand how they reflected and shaped conversations about race and national expansion in the United States. Books and resources discussed in the program are listed at: https://conta.cc/3sp1giN.
The Clements Bookworm is a webinar series in which panelists and featured guests discuss history topics. Inspired by the traditional Clements Library researcher tea time, we invite you to pull up a chair at our [virtual] table.
This episode was generously sponsored by Duane and Marilyn Kirking.