A Global History of Vodka, Rum and Gin

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 | http://www.newschool.edu/ce/foodstudies
The Inquisitive Eater (New School Food) | http://www.inquisitiveeater.com

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

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