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AASP Wednesday Lunch Series with Robert Ji-Song Ku

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join us virtually for our Wednesday Lunch Series, featuring guest speakers from Cornell's faculty and staff as well as the surrounding community. Enjoy your lunch during an informal discussion, where you can learn more about the speaker's work or research, how they ended up doing what they are doing, current issues in higher education, or even their thoughts on living in Ithaca. Free and open to all, pre-registration via Zoom required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting
Robert Ji-Song Ku is an associate professor of Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University of the State University of New York. His research interests include Asian American studies, food studies, and studies of transnational Korean popular culture. He is the author of Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA (2014) and co-editor of three anthologies: Future Yet to Come: Sociotechnical Imaginaries in Modern Korea (forthcoming 2021), Pop Empires: Transnational Flows of India and Korea (2019), and Eating Asian America: A Food Studies Reader (2013). He also co-edits the Food in Asia and the Pacific series for the University of Hawaii Press and is currently completing a book tentatively titled, “Korean Food in the Age of K-pop.” In 2016, he taught at Sogang University in Seoul, Korea, as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar. Born in Korea, he grew up in Hawaii, and currently lives in Binghamton, New York

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Associate professor of Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University of the State University of New York

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