Denison presents reading by Anita Mannur
Date of Event: April 1, 2010
Posted: March 22, 2010
The Laura C. Harris Symposium at Denison University presents a reading by author Anita Mannur at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, in room 201 of Knapp Hall (300 Ridge Road). The reading is free and open to the public.
Mannur, assistant professor of English and Asian/Asian American studies at Miami University, will read from her new publication, “Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture.” It is one of the first full-length studies of food in the South Asian diasporic cultural imagination. The book provides food for thought as it considers the metaphors used by literature, film and TV shows.
The objective of the Laura C. Harris Symposium is to enhance and promote the education of young women as students and as professionals and serve to promote the career opportunities and carry on the pioneering spirit of women students at Denison University.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — The Laura C. Harris Symposium presents a reading on “Culinary Fictions: Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture” by author Anita Mannur at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, in room 201 of Knapp Hall (300 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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