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Food and Poverty CFP

2014 September 28
by Paul Mabrey

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS/CHAPTERS Edited Volume Target Publication Date Summer 2016   Co-Editors:     Leslie Hossfeld, PhD Professor and Chair Department of Sociology and Criminology Executive Director Southeastern North Carolina Food Systems Program University of North Carolina Wilmington   Brooke Kelly, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology University of North Carolina Pembroke   Julia Waity, PhD Assistant Professor […]

Moral Cultures of Food CFP

2014 September 18
by Paul Mabrey

CALL FOR PAPERS  Moral Cultures of Food: Access, Production, and Consumption from Past to Present UNT Initiative in Food Culture and Environment University of North Texas Denton, TX April 2-4, 2015 Contacts: Prof. Jennifer Jensen Wallach (jennifer.wallach@unt.edu) Prof. Michael Wise (michael.wise@unt.edu) Feeding ourselves has long entangled human beings within complicated moral puzzles of social injustice […]

Food and Sustainability CFP

2014 September 1
by Paul Mabrey

CFP: Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto, ON [Submission deadline: Sept. 30, 2014] Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology. Food is a text that conveys identity, […]

Food and Culture CFP

2014 August 31
by Paul Mabrey

Call for papers for thematic dossier:  FOOD AND CULTURE Ed.: COLLAÇO, Janine H.L. Universidade Federal de Goiás(UFG) & MENASCHE, RenataUniversidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPel) SOCIEDADE E CULTURA magazine has publicly announced a call for papers for the thematic dossier, organized by Professors Janine H.L. COLLAÇO (Universidade Federal de Goiás) & Renata MENASCHE (Universidade Federal de Pelotas).  The V. […]

Histories of American Foodways CFP

2014 July 30
by Paul Mabrey

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien, Jahrestagung der Historiker/innen; organisiert von Nina Mackert und Jürgen Martschukat 13.02.2015-15.02.2015, Erfurt, Augustinerkloster Deadline: 31.08.2014 Eating right has become a tough challenge in modern America. Every day, Americans face a vast number of food choices, from gene-modified corn and processed lasagna to locally grown vegetables, organic meat and homemade jam. These […]

Graduate Student Food Scholars Call

2014 July 27
by Paul Mabrey

Looking for a place to do your Food Studies research project or (masters) thesis work? This is a unique opportunity for students to display their talent within our field of research, on International research projects about Food Systems, Food Education and Pedagogy, Food Security and Food & Culture and to collaborate with some of our […]

Food Globalization

2014 July 9
by Brooklyn Steele

Holt-Gimenez talks about the globalized food crisis, stating that last year record numbers of world hunger were at its highest and also highest record harvests and profits for the world’s argifood corporations. Many countries, including Mexico, Indonesia, and Egypt have “food riots” because of this. Even though the United States is not part of this […]

Food and Environment 2 (Wednesday’s Post)

2014 July 9

Hi everyone! I hope our final week of class is treating you all well! “We form affective bonds with place. We dwell in it. It is where we live our lives, and it is more than the scene upon which our lives unfold.” -Edward Casey I want to start this post off by asking everyone, […]

Food and Environment (Part Deux)!

2014 July 8
by Lindsay Kagalis

Sorry guys! I just got back from work, so here’s my discussion for the article “Excess consumption or over-production”.  To begin, I think this article takes a new spin on the rhetoric of obesity.  Within the first couple of paragraphs, we can see that many researchers have seemed to get the assumption wrong in the relationship […]

Food and Environment

2014 July 8
by Lindsay Kagalis

Hello everyone! I hope you all enjoyed your 4th of July weekend! So to begin this discussion, I must say that watching Food Inc. ended up being extremely difficult for me to watch, and was quite an eye-opener to where our food really comes from and the things that are within them.  And that’s where […]