Chew on this: Examining racial identity one literary bite at a time

ptonfeast_20150430_PrincetonFeast_DLA__20_homepage copyThe class of “Food, Literature and the American Racial Diet” taught by Anne Cheng, a professor of English and African American studies, embarked on a comparative racial-ethnic literary journey, delving into works by Asian American, African American, Jewish American and Latino authors, journalists and film directors.  With the help of the new Campus Dining initiative led by Executive Director Smitha Haneef to support students’ academic experience, students shared their own experiences with culture and food by creating dishes presented and tasted at the “Princeton Feast” held April 30.