Panel: Distant Desires: Food and Hospitality in the Global Marketplace

Day 1, Afternoon Session I, 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm, ESH 206

(Theme: Food and Marketplace)

Panel organizer & chair: Megan Elias, Boston University

  1. “Eating in Las Vegas: Synecdoche or Simulacra?” Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University
  2. “Pineapple and Polynesian Pagodas: The Role of Luaus in Cold War Suburban Entertaining,” Sarah Critchley, Boston University
  3. “Dining for Dollars: Anticommunism and Hilton Hospitality in the Cold War,” Megan Elias, Boston University