Author: kellyfoodanth

The Development of Food Anthropology: Richard Wilk

kellyfoodanth , September 18th, 2018


Welcome to the inaugural interview in what will be a series of videos with founding folks working in the field of food anthropology, which is meant to document…


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The Proust Questionnaire: Dr. Richard Wilk

kellyfoodanth , September 18th, 2018


The Proust Questionnaire has its origins in a parlor game popularized (though not originally devised) by Marcel Proust, the French essayist and novelist, who believed that, in answering…


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Trumping the Farmers, Taxing the Junk Food, Regulating the Milk, and More: World Food Policy Roundup

kellyfoodanth , January 17th, 2018


By Kelly Alexander In the US: Farmers voted overwhelmingly for Trump in 2016, and to thank them he addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation conference in Nashville. “Oh, are…


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Food Swamps, Homeopathy, Healthy Soil, and Airplane Food: A New U.S. Food Policy Roundup

kellyfoodanth , January 2nd, 2018


By Kelly Alexander Happy New Year and without further ado, here’s the state of U.S. food policy on this second day of 2018: Special United States Edition. In…


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FOOD NEWS YOU CAN USE

kellyfoodanth , November 9th, 2017


Ahead of the upcoming AAA annual meeting, here’s a roundup of food and policy news from around the globe: In Brazil, an innovative yet controversial new flour made from…


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Hot Topic: School Lunch Regulation

kellyfoodanth , May 4th, 2017


Kelly Alexander Breaking news from the world of U.S. food policy: President Trump’s new ag secretary Sonny Perdue moves to loosen federal school lunch legislation, thereby slowing healthy food…


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The School Lunch Debate: Ethnographic Perspectives

kellyfoodanth , April 10th, 2017


AAA Panel CFP The School Lunch Debate: Ethnographic Perspectives on Education, Nutrition, and Culture From parents to politicians, health care providers to business executives, anthropologists and ma…


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AAA CFP: Environmental Worlds

kellyfoodanth , April 7th, 2017


Call for Papers AAA Annual Meeting 11/ 29-12/ 3, 2017 Washington, D.C. Environmental Worlds: Between Craft and Emergence Organizers: Mackenzie Cramblit (Duke) and John Moran (Stanford) Discussant:…


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New Interim Student Rep

kellyfoodanth , March 29th, 2017


Dear SAFN members: For the last three years, I have enjoyed the sense of community that leaps off the screen along with the scholarship on this blog. That’s why…


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