Tag: AAA 2017 Washington DC

Last Update, Before We Plunge In!

foodanthro , November 29th, 2017


One last program update before heading up to DC. I recently received notification from alert readers about the following panels, which are food-related and interesting. One of them,…


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Food at the Museum

foodanthro , November 28th, 2017


A brief reminder about two off-site events during the AAA meetings in DC: The SAFN distinguished lecturer, Paula J. Johnson, is a curator, project director, and public historian…


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SAFN Program Updates

foodanthro , November 27th, 2017


A very timely reminder from SAFN program co-organizer Abigail Adams about events coming up this week! This is your SAFN Programs Co-organizer for the AAA annual meetings, looking…


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More Food Panels, Papers, and Posters at AAA 2017

foodanthro , November 20th, 2017


A week or so ago we posted a listing of the panels sponsored by SAFN at the upcoming meetings of the American Anthropological Association. It is a glorious…


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2017 Thomas Marchione Award Winner!

foodanthro , November 3rd, 2017


We are very happy to announce the 2017 winner of the Thomas Marchione Food-as-a-Human-Right Student Award. This annual prize is awarded to a student whose work continues and…


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Collecting and Curating Food History for a Hungry Public

foodanthro , November 2nd, 2017


The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition is thrilled to announce our distinguished speaker for the Annual Meetings: Paula J. Johnson is a curator, project director, and…


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SAFN Events & Panels at AAA 2017

foodanthro , November 1st, 2017


The annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association is rapidly approaching. The conference will be held November 29-December 3 in Washington DC, mostly at the Marriott Wardman Park…


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2017 Christine Wilson Award Winners!

foodanthro , October 30th, 2017


We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Christine Wilson Awards. These awards are presented to outstanding undergraduate and graduate student research papers that examine topics…


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Size Matters: How Semiotics is Making History in the World of Wine

foodanthro , September 4th, 2017


Kerri Lesh University of Nevada, Reno A “historic milestone” for the Spanish wine-making region of Rioja has been making headlines in the wine world. A new labeling strategy…


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Of Bodily & Anthropological Matters: Self-Improvement in the Age of Wellness (AAA CFP)

foodanthro , April 16th, 2017


In search of papers for wellness panel at AAA. Tentative abstract below. If interested contact Lindsay.Bell@oswego.edu Of Bodily and Anthropological Matters: Self-Improvement in the Age of Wellness In…


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AAA CFP Last Call // Sedimentation: Extraction, Soil and Memory

mruthdike , April 11th, 2017


Sedimentation: Extraction, Soil and Memory (seeking papers re: Agriculture, Food Commodities) Co-organizers: Serena Stein, PhD Candidate, Princeton University Andrew Ofstehage, PhD Candidate, UNC-Chap…


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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: Famines and Food Crises in Africa

foodanthro , April 8th, 2017


For the upcoming 2017 AAA meetings in Washington DC. Contact the organizers listed below if you are interested in participating. Famines and Food Crises in Africa: Causes, Consequences…


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AAA CFP: Circulations, Logics, and Logistics of Food

foodanthro , April 8th, 2017


We are looking for 1 more paper for the following session. Please send abstracts to Micah M. Trapp, mmtrapp@memphis.edu, by Tuesday Apr. 11th. Circulations, Logics, and Logistics of Food…


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CFP on Waste Materialities & Meaning

mruthdike , April 2nd, 2017


AAA 2017 CFP Session Title: Waste Materialities & Meaning: Anthropological Engagements with Reuse, Repair and Care   Organizers: Cindy Isenhour, University of Maine Anna Bohlin, University of…


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New Call for Paper’s Website Section

mruthdike , April 2nd, 2017


M. Ruth Dike University of Kentucky In an effort to centralize Call for Paper’s for the upcoming American Anthropological Association (AAA) annual meeting, we have created a new…


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Panel Proposal, AAA 2017: Interdisciplinary Work in Food and Nutrition

foodanthro , March 16th, 2017


This is an abstract for a panel for the AAA 2017 meetings in DC. Click here to see the CFP for the conference from SAFN and here for…


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SAFN and AAA 2017: Sessions, Papers, Posters!

foodanthro , March 13th, 2017


The Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN) would like to invite colleagues to submit sessions and poster presentations for this year’s 116th AAA Annual Meeting in…


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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…


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