Spotlights from 2020
Professor Hu Ying, chair of East Asian Studies, shares the community of home-cooked lunches in her department.
"March 12 was the last day I was on campus before everything shut down. I remember it was a Thursday because I was on duty for the Lunch Club...."
Professor and Chair of Classics Andromache Karanika offers her "Musings on Cooking" and her Greek recipe and video on preparing lamb with potatoes.Click here for more information
Annalisa Coliva, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department, starts a YouTube series on cooking Italian recipes.
"Cooking is where everything comes together, for me. Skill, phantasy, health, care, culture are all mobilized in those few minutes, sometimes hours, I dedicate to cooking for my household....
Phuc Duy Nhu To, a Master's student in Asian American Studies, is both the photographer and the author of this reflection piece.
As we shelter in place due to the coronavirus, many of us are cooking more and sharing meals with our family. I study how members of the Vietnamese diaspora access "home" and "home cooking" when they are far from home.
Professor Deanna Shemek shares what she's cooking and craving.
What's cooking at my house these Covid-19 shelter-in-place days? Like others, I am taking advantage of being near my kitchen all day long, able to monitor a slow-cooking braise or soup, chop ingredients on a quick break from work, or observe a rising dough.
Read the reflections of Audrey Fong, a boba blogger, freelance social media adviser/food photographer, a UCI alumna (B.A. English '19), and the current Social Media and Digital Content Coordinator for the School of Humanities.Click here for more information
The UCI Humanities Center is launching a new feature, entitled "What's Cooking?"
In light of the coronavirus pandemic and the shelter in place orders, our everyday lives have changed drastically. How has COVID-19 changed how we procure food as well as how and what we cook? How has the pandemic changed our relationship to food?
Enjoy the reflections by Assoc. Dean Yong Chen