From Cooking Pot to Melting Pot: New Jersey's Diverse Foodways will open Monday November 12, 2018 at
the Special Collections and University Archives Gallery at the Alexander Library at 169 College Avenue in New Brunswick.
This exhibition is one of the first events in Transcultural NJ Revisited 2018-2020, a two-year, statewide celebration of local and global cultures in the Garden State under the auspices of Rutgers’ Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum.
The opening will feature a presentation by Carla Cevasco of the Rutgers Department of American Studies, historian of food in colonial America and author of the forthcoming Violent Appetites: Hunger, Natives and Settlers in the Northern Borderlands.
The reception is co-sponsored by the Cultural Center Cultural Collaborative, Student Affairs and will feature cultural food.