Verta Mae Smart-Grosvenor tries to tackle the issues of gender, race, and culture, all within the space of the kitchen and context of culinary, in a review of her article “The Kitchen Crisis” by our fellow GDP student Natsuki Noguchi.
Category: Academic Papers
Genki discusses the video game industry through a famous court case that involves cheating in games and its impact on the industry, as well as the gaming community.
You are what you eat; thus, Koji Sakamoto was a tofu and is now a salad. This article talks about food being the medium to store stories, which he coined as “food memory” during the interview with Koji. Not only does food store memories, it also reflects the life of who eats it. Hence, choosing what to eat defines who you want to be.
This article combines a personal storytelling and the author’s reflection on academic literature that ponders around the idea of “suicide” and the agency of the person committing the act.
“A Parallel World” is an ethnographically inspired fiction on overwork depression under the “work of culture.” The paper tells the narratives of Takahashi and Michael who live on different parts of the earth, yet facing the same problematic reality.