On April 12, NYU Africa House and NYU Torch Club hosted a book signing and buffet luncheon with Pierre Thiam, who showcased dishes from around the African continent. Thiam signed for fans copies of his award-winning cookbook, Yolele! Recipes from the Heart of Senegal. Photos from the book signing included below.
The event was held in conjunction with the Africa House Conference, whose theme was “People, Food & Globalization: Perspectives on the Production, Trade and Consumption of Food in Africa & Beyond” featuring speakers Dr. Marco Polo Hernandez-Cuevas, Prof. of Spanish and Afro-Hispanic Studies, North Carolina Central University; Dr. Jessica Harris, culinary historian; and Yaw Nyarko, professor of economics at NYU.
About NYU Africa House
NYU Africa House is an interdisciplinary institute at New York University devoted to the study of contemporary Africa, focusing on Political, Social, and Economic issues. To learn more, visit nyuafricahouse.org.