Author: reblack

Creative Tastebuds Symposium

reblack , April 28th, 2017

Rethinking taste. By confronting natural and human sciences this symposium raises new questions about taste. We invite the audience to wonder with us: How are the connections between…


“Comparative Dynamics of Cooking Practices” – PhD opportunity in France

reblack , April 4th, 2017

PhD. Student recruitment in social sciences – “Compared dynamics of cooking practices” Context Created in 2008, the Center for Food and Hospitality research at the Institut Paul Bocu…


CFP for AAA session – Bienestar: Transition and Wellbeing amongst Mexican-origin Farmworkers

reblack , March 12th, 2017

CFP for AAA session Bienestar: Transition and Wellbeing amongst Mexican-origin Farmworkers. Session Abstract As U.S. food production has grown increasingly industrialized, the consolidation of small f…


SAFN at the AAAs in Minneapolis

reblack , November 9th, 2016

Our section has an exciting lineup of sessions and panels at the upcoming AAA conference in Minneapolis. We have a number of new events and a few changes…


SAFN 2016 Distinguished Speaker Lisa Heldke

reblack , November 8th, 2016

Please join us for the SAFN reception and distinguished speaker on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7:45pm at the AAA conference in Minneapolis. This year our distinguished speaker is…


Sidney Mintz Celebration

reblack , October 19th, 2016

On Friday, Nov. 18, there will be a celebration of Sidney Mintz at the AAA meeting in Minneapolis. For more information and to RSVP, please go here…


Mentoring event with Karen Kelsky at the AAAs

reblack , October 11th, 2016

The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN) and Culture&Agriculture (C&A) are excited to announce that we will jointly sponsor two workshops led by Dr. Karen…


Open Anthropology Features Food Anthropology

reblack , July 8th, 2016

The June 2016 issue of Open Anthropology is dedicated to Food Anthropology. Many SAFN members are featured in this open-access selection of articles and reviews from American Anthropological Associat…


SAFN at the ASFS Scarborough Fare

reblack , June 16th, 2016

SAFN is a co-sponsor of the Association for the Study of Food and Society conference that will be held in Toronto next week from June 22-25. A number…


A Food Anthropologist at the John Dewey Kitchen Institute

reblack , June 14th, 2016

Rachel Black President, Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition Connecticut College Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the John Dewey Kitchen Institute at the University…


SAFN Membership Drive

reblack , April 18th, 2016

    We’re having a membership drive! SAFN members, please tell friends and colleagues about our section and ask them to join. A lot of people do research on…


Happy New Year!

reblack , December 31st, 2015

The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition wishes you a happy new year. May your 2016 be full of joy and delicious!


Food Studies Post-Doctoral Position – NYU

reblack , December 24th, 2015

The Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at NYU invites applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The position is within the Food…


Romanian shepherds at the baracades

reblack , December 23rd, 2015

Shepherds protesting in Bucharest. Photo EPA. Everyone once in a while I read a news headline that makes me do a double take: “Romanian riot police fire tear…


SAFN at the 2015 AAA Meeting in Denver

reblack , December 2nd, 2015

Rachel Black SAFN President Connecticut College It was a busy and productive AAA Meeting for the Society for the the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition. Our section sponsored…


SAFN Panels and Events at the 2015 AAA Meeting in Denver

reblack , November 13th, 2015

This is a listing of food-related panels, papers, posters, & events at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, 2015 (Denver, CO) Current & Future SAFN Members…