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…


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…


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…


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…



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…


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…


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…


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:…


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…