Lecture: Food Culture of Korea and Japan

February 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies Add to Calendar

Professor Tae Ho Kim, visiting scholar at the Center for Korean Studies, will present a lecture titled "The Food Culture of Korea and Japan: Understanding Cultural differences in Table Manners and Cuisine."

Focusing on food culture, Kim will explain, for example, why Korea and Japan have developed similar yet different table manners and cuisine and suggest possible reasons for their differences in regard to the functions of such utensils as spoons and chopsticks. He aims to propose an appropriate perspective on the food culture of Korea and Japan and what our view of different cultures should look like in the age of globalization.

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Free and open to the public

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Center for Korean Studies, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Merclyn Laguguen, (808) 956-7041, merclyn@hawaii.edu, http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/

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