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“Not Even a Grain of Rice: Buying Food on Credit in the Dominican Republic”

As part of the LACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series

Event Details

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
12-1 p.m.
Christine Hippert discusses her new book, Not Even A Grain of Rice: Buying Food on Credit in Corner Stores in the Dominican Republic (2021), an ethnography centered on buying food on credit in corner stores and its impact on the development of intercultural networks in Cabarete. Not Even A Grain of Rice helps shape our understanding of the role of survival strategies that center class-based solidarity in mitigating racism in neoliberal and neocolonial contexts.