Tag: festivals

Flat Tuesday

Leah Chase Float House, New Orleans, 2/15/2021. Photo: David Beriss David Beriss Today is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, and it is usually the occasion for the big blow…

Review: Food Festivals

Food Festivals and Local Development in Italy: A Viewpoint from Economic Anthropology. Michele Filippo Fontefrancesco. London: Palgrave MacMillan. ISBN #978-3-030-53321-2. Xli + 179 pp Dav…

Face masks as freedom and belonging

By Quirina Geijsen Face masks, you can see them everywhere now. They come in different shapes and sizes and are offered in multiple choices of the most beautiful…

CFP: Special Issue for Food, Culture, & Society on Food and World’s Fairs/Expositions

A call for papers that could be of particular interest to SAFN members and FoodAnthropology readers who study festivals, fairs, and other events.  Call for Papers: Special Issue…

Smithsonian Food History Weekend

If you expect to be in the Washington DC area between October 26 and 28 you may want to consider attending the Third Annual Smithsonian Food History Weekend….

Feelings into words: Harvest Festival Part 2

Describing, in words, what it’s like to be at a rave is one of the most difficult things I’ve had to do for my research. How can one…

Yin and yang at Harvest Festival: Part 1

NOTE: I will not be discussing my regular research topic (drug use) in this post, out of respect to the organizers of Harvest. All names have been changed….

A happy ending for 30,000 mollyed-out kids running around Toronto.

My heart dropped into my stomach when I first saw the announcement. Fireworks and junk during Zedd’s finale. “You’re welcome for this 3-second photo op,” thought the cleanup…