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From the professor’s desk

Every Friday, we’ll post a student’s reflection on our Southern foodways course reading. Share your own reactions by posting comments on Facebook or using the #SFABookClub hashtag on Twitter.

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A Spoken Dish: After Katrina

Friends of SFA share personal stories of the role of food in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Photo by Keith O'Brien.

An Anniversary Not Everyone Is Celebrating

In a new special episode of Gravy, we tell stories that ponder Hurricane Katrina’s legacy through food…from a wine bar’s window into gentrification to the shifting clientele of an iconic soul food joint.

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Reflecting on the Bayou

As we reflect this week on the Gulf Coast over the last decade, we invite you to explore the Louisiana bayou with us.

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After Katrina: Counting to 10

In this short film, Pableaux Johnson celebrates the New Orleans we knew before Katrina and looks ahead to the future of the city.

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What We’re Reading: Please Forward

Get yourself to your local bookstore and pick up a copy of Please Forward: How Blogging Reconnected New Orleans after Katrina, edited by Cynthia Joyce.

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A Semester of Southern Foodways

Read along with the University of Mississippi’s Southern Studies students and foodways professor Catarina Passidomo.