Eric Funabashi

Eric Funabashi
  • Graduate Student

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall, Room 3637
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By Appointment on Zoom


I study gender relations in Japanese food history. Specifically, my research analyzes the presence of gender roles associated to ingredients and techniques in cookbooks during the transition from Edo period to Meiji period.

Advised by Eric Rath

Selected Publications


“Japanese Immigrants’ Pantry: Creating Eating Habits and Identities with BrazilianIngredients” Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies, vol.21, no.2 (Summer 2021): 52-64.