Postdoctoral Researcher in The Global Mediterranean
220 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Rd.
Spring 2020: Tuesday and Wednesday 2:30 - 3:30 PM and by appointment
Areas of Expertise
- Mediterranean Studies
- Food Studies
- Comparative Literature
- Ph.D., 2018, University of Michigan
- A.B., 2010, Brown University
Harry Kashdan's research focuses on the food cultures of the contemporary Mediterranean, with particular attention to how experiences of migration and diaspora are expressed in Italian, Arabic, and Sephardi Jewish literature. His current projects examine the literary qualities of Mediterranean cookbooks. In his teaching and research he is committed to a multidisciplinary examination of the Mediterranean, drawing on historical, literary, and anthropological sources and methods.