Tag: fish

Fish as Food: Lifestyle and a Sustainable Future

Fish dinner. Photo credit: David Beriss SAFN member Ellen Messer has written to us here at SAFN World Headquarters about the virtual International Conference on the Anthropology of…

Review: Seafood: Ocean to the Plate

Shingo Hamada and Richard Wilk, Seafood: Ocean to the Plate, Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology, Routledge. 2019. Pp. 138. ISBN: 9781138191877 (paperback). Dav…

anthropology of environments: what I learned from the horseshoe crabs

Long Island sunset (winter 2019) “Would you believe me now If I told you I got caught up in a wave? Almost gave it away Would you hear…

Fish, Flows, and Desire in the Delta

In the wetlands, claims about environmental and economic change are rooted in broader assertions about livelihood and belonging. The dirt road vanishes into a muddy track. The two…

Review: Eating the Ocean

Eating the Ocean. Elspeth Probyn. Duke University Press, 2016. L. G. Brown (Indiana University) In, Eating the Ocean, Elspeth Probyn contributes to an anthropology of food in two…

Naresaba: A Fraught History of Fermented Mackerel Sushi

Shingo Hamada Osaka Shoin Women’s University Fermentation is a preservation technology often seen in Southeast Asia and East Asia, including fish sauce and fermented fish. However, naresaba (fermente…

Out With The Old: Gentrifying Seoul’s Noryangjin Fish Market

  By Markus Bell and Jieun Kim In 1998 an article in Seoul’s Kyeonghyang newspaper described a visit to Seoul’s Noryanggin Fish Market as follows: “Arriving in the…

Fish Kills and Protests on the Islands of Chiloé

  Protesters set fire to a barricade near Castro. Photo courtesy Richard Vercoe Southern Chile’s Archipelago of Chiloé is a region best known for its mythology, historic churches,…

Slow Fish Report: On Value Chains, the Privatization of the Seas, and the Food Movement

David Beriss University of New Orleans Last month I wrote about the existence of the food movement, which a Washington Post writer had suggested did not really exist….