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Feb 7 2023

Talkback Tuesday Series Spring 23

Black Foodways, Cuisine and Culture in Latin America

February 7 - April 4, 2023

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central Time

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Join on ZOOM (links provided below)

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Join the Departments of Black Studies, the Latin American and Latino Studies, and the Center for Latinx Literature of the Americas for the second iteration of the exciting virtual series on Blackness in Latin America!

Featuring three scholar with expertise across Latin America – Brazil, Mexico, and Peru – this series will highlight food justice, foodways and culinary culture from Black diasporic communities in Latin America. From the Afro-Mexican communities of Veracruz to Afro-Brazilian women chefs and cooks, activism takes place in preservation of African heritage, customs and practices. We will explore the survivals and transformations of African culinary traditions through conversations with creative artists and academics whose work centers food of the Black diaspora of the Américas.

To gain access to the Zoom link for each event, please register using the links below:

  1. Tuesday, February 7 @11am -- Mg. Angie Edell Campos, "Afro-Peruvian gastronomic knowledge and practices." 
  2. Tuesday, February 28 @ 11am --  Dr. Doris Careaga Coleman, "Somos uno y somos todos: Afro-Mexican Foodways and Intracultural Connections within the African Diaspora."
  3. Tuesday, March 14 @ 2pm -- Ebony Bailey
  4. Tuesday, April 4 @11am -- Dr. Taís Machado, "The conversation was always in the kitchen: stories of Black women working as cooks in Brazil."

We look forward to seeing you there!


Briana Hanny

Date posted

Jan 30, 2023

Date updated

Feb 21, 2023