Spirits of America | The New School for Public Engagement





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Published on Jul 10, 2012

Three authors of recently published books explain how rum, vodka, and gin have changed history and discuss the importance of these beverages today.

Speakers are:

- Patricia Herlihy, professor emeriti of history at Brown University and author of Vodka: A Global History
- Richard Foss, instructor in culinary history at Osher Institute/ UCLA Extension and author of Rum: A Global History
- Lesley Jacobs Solmonson, a food and drink writer and journalist and author of Gin: A Global History.

Moderated by Andrew F. Smith, faculty member of the New School Food Studies program.

The New School for Public Engagement is a division of The New School, a university in New York City offering distinguished degree, certificate, and continuing education programs in art and design, liberal arts, management and policy, and the performing arts. THE NEW SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT | http://www.newschool.edu/public-engag...

Food Studies | http://www.newschool.edu/ce/foodstudies
The Inquisitive Eater (New School Food) | http://www.inquisitiveeater.com

Location: Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building
06/26/2012 6:00 p.m.


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