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Learning to Slurp: History, Noodles and Popular Culture in Japan

last modified Feb 19, 2014 04:04 PM

On Saturday, 15th February, 2014 Dr Barak Kushner, University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese History, gave a lecture entitled"Learning to Slurp: History, Noodles and Popular Culture in Japan" at the University of Alaska, Anchorage's Montgomery Dickson Center for Japanese Language & Culture. This was part of a fundrasing "Ramen Day". Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell was among the attendees.

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