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SAI Lecture: a Talk by Harris Solomon (Duke University)

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus, North South Asia Institute Knox Hall, Room 208

A talk by Harris Solomon (Duke University)
"The Thin-Fat Indian: Bodies of Plasticity in Times of Globesity"

Introduction by Katherine Pratt Ewing, Professor, Department of Religion

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

Harris Solomon is Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Global Health at Duke University. He earned an MPH at Emory University and a PhD at Brown University. His areas of interest include South Asia, Urban Anthropology, Mass Culture, Post Colonialism, and Globalization. He is working on a book project that analyses India's rising rates of obesity and diabetes, drawing from fieldwork in Mumbai kitchens, metabolic disorder clinics, and food companies.

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