'Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America' by Mark Padoongpatt

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center invites you to
Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America
presented by
Mark Padoongpatt
Assistant Professor, Asian and Asian American Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas & UCLA Institute of American Cultures Visiting Scholar 2016-17

Books will be available for purchase.
Refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact or call (310) 825-2974


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