Professor Daniela Gutiérrez Flores Interviewed on the Davis Humanities Institute Podcast - Dialogic
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Dialogic is a Davis Humanities Institute podcast that features guests from across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and beyond. Through interviews, conversations, and creative storytelling, Dialogic bridges disciplines to bring listeners the latest in humanities research and public scholarship at UC Davis and the surrounding community.
On their first episode, DHI invited Dr. Daniela Gutiérrez Flores to discuss Dia de los Muertos. Also known as Day of the Dead, this Mexican holiday celebrates and honors those who have passed away. Dr. Gutierez Flores explains the history of this holiday, describes some of the traditional foods associated with it, and invites listeners to participate in the festivities at UC Davis.
Dr. Daniela Gutiérrez Flores is a visiting assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese at UC Davis. She specializes in early modern Spanish and colonial Latin American studies, with a focus on the relations between texts, food, and culinary practices. She is interested in tracing the cultural meanings of food through textual and social practices, visual and material culture, and embodied and intellectual labor.
The episode can be found HERE