Food Across Borders
Food Across Borders seeks to examine this world in which boundaries create exclusions and dialogs, coercions and collaborations. In our examination we hope to uncover both the ways that boundaries represent true divides in terms of rights and power, and also create and reify false categories of “inside” and “outside” that often do not fit the realities of our current food system.
Eli Black and the Octopus
The death and life of Eli Black–immigrant, rabbi, and businessman–who wrestled with United Fruit Company. Why he lost and what it tells us about the modern multinational corporation.
MAKING CITIES GLOBAL: THE TRANSNATIONAL TURN IN URBAN HISTORY
New perspectives on how cities have become transnational, edited by A.K. Sandoval-Strausz and Nancy H. Kwak. My chapter explores the attempted erasure of a Mexican barrio in suburban Los Angeles in the name of globalized higher education.