Tag: food systems

CFP: Special Issue “Geographies of Responsibility for Just and Sustainable Food Systems”

foodanthro , June 11th, 2020

Here is a call for papers for a special issue of the journal Sustainability that we recently received. Note that the deadline for submissions is near! Deadline: 30th June…


Review: Food Justice and Narrative Ethics

dsutton20 , November 13th, 2019

Food Justice and Narrative Ethics: Reading Stories for Ethical Awareness and Activism. Beth A. Dixon. Bloomsbury Academic. 2018 ISBN #9781350054561. 192 pp. Megan B. Hinrichsen (Monmouth College) In…


Review: Organic Sovereignties

dsutton20 , July 17th, 2019

Organic Sovereignties. Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade. Guntra A. Aistara. University of Washington Press. 2018. ISBN: 9780295743110. Laura Kihlstrom (University of South Florida) Gunt…


CFP: Transformations of Global Food Systems for Climate Change Resilience

foodanthro , March 25th, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Transformations of Global Food Systems for Climate Change Resilience: Addressing Food Security, Nutrition, and Health Editors:  Preety Gadhoke, PhD, MPH (St. John’s University), Bar…


Review: The Story of Soy

dsutton20 , September 2nd, 2018

 The Story of Soy. Christine M. Du Bois. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. 266 pp. + References and Index. ISBN 978 1 78023 925 5. Ellen Messer, (Tufts University…


Col(Lab) on Food, Risk and Privilege

foodanthro , June 4th, 2018

by Annie Sheng, Cornell University We experience the world and our food with all our senses, so why not get tactile as we discuss risk and privilege in…


Food Systems Sourcebook

foodanthro , May 4th, 2018

We often get requests here at FoodAnthropology for information on food studies programs and on other resources related to food and nutrition. The collective knowledge of SAFN members…


MOOC “Sustainable food systems: a Mediterranean perspective”

foodanthro , April 16th, 2018

This is an announcement for a free, on-demand, on-line, course on sustainable food systems. It is an intriguing model for providing certain kinds of education about food (and…


Good Food Talk Webinars

foodanthro , May 16th, 2017

Every now and then we run across resources for researchers and activists interested in food systems that may be of interest to our readers. We recently received notice…


Black Women’s Food Work is from the Future

A. Reese , April 14th, 2017

Ashanté M. Reese, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Spelman College  When I think about being a Black girl from the future, my mind goes to the contradiction that…


JOB – SOAS, University of London

foodanthro , March 4th, 2017

A job search announcement that should be of interest to our readers. Note that the position is essentially at the rank of assistant professor and that food systems and…


What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, January 27, 2017

foodanthro , January 27th, 2017

A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to dberiss@gmail.com or…


CFP: Climate, Agriculture and Food Systems

foodanthro , December 20th, 2016

A CFP of possible interest to our readers. Call for Abstracts/Papers for Special Issue: Climate, Agriculture and Food Systems Special Issue Editors: Gabrielle Roesch-McNally (USDA Climate Hubs, groesc…


Conference Report: 6th annual Asian Food Study Conference, Kusatsu, Japan

Greg de St. Maurice , December 9th, 2016

While there are many conferences of potential interest to food anthropologists, last weekend (December 3-4, 2016), I attended a conference that I found particularly useful and inspiring: the…


4th Annual Yale Food Systems Symposium

foodanthro , June 1st, 2016

Feeding a Growing World: Perspectives in 2016 Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies September 30th, 2016 Request for Proposals Half a century out from the Green…


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

foodanthro , March 28th, 2016

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….