Three authors of recently published books explain how rum, vodka, and gin have changed history and discuss the importance of these beverages today.

Speakers are:

– Patricia Herlihy, professor emeriti of history at Brown University and author of Vodka: A Global History
– Richard Foss, instructor in culinary history at Osher Institute/ UCLA Extension and author of Rum: A Global History
– Lesley Jacobs Solmonson, a food and drink writer and journalist and author of Gin: A Global History.

Moderated by Andrew F. Smith, faculty member of the New School Food Studies program.

Food Studies |
The Inquisitive Eater (New School Food) |

Location: Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building
06/26/2012 6:00 p.m.

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