Eat, Drink and Be Merry? The Politics of Food and Drink with Riaz Phillips

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The British, Irish and Empire Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin (BIES) announces the first session of its Fall 2022 virtual speaker series, “Eat, Drink and Be Merry? The Politics of Food and Drink,” Tuesday, August 30, at 12 noon CDT, 6:00 pm GMT. Champion of Afro-Caribbean cuisines Riaz Phillips, author of Belly Full: Caribbean Food in the UK and West Winds: Recipes, History, and Tales from Jamaica, will present. A writer, video maker, and photographer who was born and raised in London, Phillips is passionate about the Afro-Caribbean food he grew up with.

Prof. Ashanté M. Reese of UT-Austin’s African & African Diaspora Studies Department will chair.

Advance registration is required. Register here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Contact Info: 

Marian J. Barber, Assistant to the Director, British, Irish and Empire Studies, The University of Texas at Austin

Contact Email: 

[email protected]

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