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