Tao Leigh Goffe is a writer, DJ, and assistant professor of literary theory and cultural history at Cornell University. She is Director of the Afro-Asia Group, an advisory consortium with the mission of designing and imagining African and Asian diasporic entanglements into the future. Her interdisciplinary research and practice examine the unfolding relationship between food studies, ecology, and the human sensorium. Tao’s writing has been published in Boston Review, Public Books, and Women & Performance. Follow her Instagram account @gastropoetics_of_tao to see her culinary investigations.