Lauren Rebecca Hinkle Janes
PhD in History, UCLA 2011
CPhil in History, UCLA 2006
MA in History, UCLA 2006
BA in History, French, and Religion, Hope College, MI 2004
Office: UCDC 305H (University of California Washington Center, Washington DC)
Modern France, Global History, Food Studies, Imperialism and Colonialism, Women
The Taste of Empire: Colonial Food in Interwar Paris.
I am currently a visiting lecturer at the University of California Center in Washington, DC (UCDC), where I am teaching "Food and Agriculture in Modern World History."
My teaching experience includes creating and teaching the seminar "Nuns confront the Reformation and Counter-Reformation" (2007), and four summers as the Teaching Fellow for the UCLA History Department's Summer Session program in Paris with Professor Teo Ruiz.
?Gastronomic Curiosity and Exotic Cuisine in Interwar Paris: A History of Taste and Disgust,? solicited by Vingtième siècle for a special edition on the history of the senses, forthcoming fall 2012.
?Python, sauce de poisson et vin: Produits des colonies et exotisme culinaire aux Déjeuners amicaux de la Société d?acclimatation, 1905-1939? in Eva Barlosius, Martin Bruegel, and Marilyn Nicoud (eds.) Le choix des aliments: Informations et pratiques alimentaires, (Presses Universitaires François-Rabelais and Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2010), 139-157.
"Exotic Eating in Interwar Paris: Dealing with Disgust," vol. 8, no. 1 (Winter 2010): 237-256.
Editor, ?Dossier: Food and Empire,? Food and History 8, no. 1 (2010): 215-286.
Grants and Awards
--2010-2011 Graduate Division Dissertation Writing Fellowship
-- 2008 Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, history exchange fellow.
-- Summer 2006 Graduate Research Mentorship
-- 2005-2006 Academic year FLAS for Arabic,
Caroline Ford, Andrew Apter, Akhil Gupta, Teofilo Ruiz
?Selling Rice to Wheat Eaters: Promoting pain de riz in Interwar Paris,? to be presented at the Annual Meeting of French Colonial Historical Society, New Orleans, LA, May 30, 2012.
?French Soil, French Wine, French Algeria? Wine and Wheat in the Algerian Pavilion at the 1931 Colonial Exposition,? to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies, Los Angeles, CA, March 22, 2012.
?Selling Rice to Wheat Eaters: The Promotion of Indochinese Rice in Interwar Paris,? featured speaker, UC Washington Center Faculty Research Lunch, Washington, DC, May 16, 2011.
?Dealing with Disgust: Colonial Foods and Exotic Eating in Interwar Paris,? invited speaker at the Hope College Critical Issues Symposium, ?Good Food for the Common Good,? Holland, MI, October 6, 2010.
?Exotic Eating in Interwar Paris,? presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New York, NY, January 5, 2009.
?Feeding France: The Promotion of Colonial Foods by the Société d?acclimatation,? presented at the 6e Colloque de la Institut Européen d'Histoire et des Cultures de l'Alimentation, Tours, France, March 28, 2008.
"The Familiar and the Exotic: Food at the 1931 Colonial Exposition" presented at the Society for French Historical Studies, March 17, 2007.
"Eating the Empire: Food at the Colonial Exposition of 1931" presented at Hope College, Spring 2006.
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