(L to R) Tokiko Bazzell, Monica Ghosh, Mire Koikari, Samuel Yamashita, Roy Yamaguchi
history professor Pomona College ‘s lecture on what he calls the “Japanese Turn” in fine dining drew a full house to Samuel Yamashita last week (April 17). Audience members included well-known chef University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Hamilton Library , who was part of this “turn” during his years in Los Angeles when he pioneered Euro-Asian cuisine. As a tie-in, advance copies and flyers were displayed of Professor Yamashita’s Roy Yamaguchi new UH Press book, His talk was related to the library’s exhibit by Japan collection librarian Tokiko Bazzell, “ HAWAI‘I REGIONAL CUISINE: The Food Movement That Changed the Way Hawai‘i Eats. Washoku: Japanese Foods & Flavors,” which is on display until May 27 in Hamilton Library’s First Floor Elevator Gallery.
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Yamashita will be returning to Honolulu in mid-July to launch here. Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine; meanwhile, If you would like to be notified of the July events, order the book here. contact Carol Abe in the UH Press marketing department. Mahalo to the UH Libraries and other sponsors for hosting Professor Yamashita during his visit: UHM UH Mānoa UHM Center for Japanese Studies, UHM Department of American Studies, Department of Women’s Studies, Kapi‘olani Community College, and UHM Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED).
UPDATE: Listen to on Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) about the “Japanese Turn.” Noe Tanigawa’s interview of Samuel Yamashita Like this: Like Loading...
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UHP Author Serhat Ünaldi addresses the passing of Thailand’s king:
“After the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thailand is preparing for Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to succeed him on the throne. The king’s declining health seemed to coincide with the beginning of a decade-long political crisis, writes Serhat Uenaldi, and in the end Thai democracy died long before the king.” [source:
BBC.com/news] Read more here.
Working towards the Monarchy:
The Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok
May 2016 | 344 pages
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The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia
Cloth | 978-0-8248-3856-0 | $54.00
Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity
Cloth | 978-0-8248-3982-6 | $57.00
Being Leadership and Democracy in the Pacific Islands Political:
256 pages | Cloth | 978-0-8248-4102-7 | $54.00 Topics in the Contemporary Pacific
Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors
Edited by Reuven Amitai and Michal Biran
360 pages | Perspectives on the Global Past
Cloth | 978-0-8248-3978-9 | $54.00
Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos
352 pages | Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, and Memory Cloth | 978-0-8248-3889-8 | $54.00
Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania
328 pages | Pacific Islands Monograph #28
Cloth | 9 78-0-8248-3976-5 | $55.00
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