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Southern Foodways Fundamentals

We owe the very existence of this course, and indeed of the SFA, to the vision and leadership of John Egerton. It was only fitting to begin our semester in conversation with his early explorations on the power and prominence of Southern food.


SFA Welcomes Kate Wiggins!

SFA is pleased to welcome Nathalie Dupree Graduate Fellow Kate Wiggins from Blowing Rock, North Carolina.


Texans and a Barbecue Love Affair

Before next week’s vegetarian Gravy, beef up on some Texas barbecue culture with stories from the people responsible for the state’s signature ‘cue.


SFA Welcomes Abby Huggins!

As the school year begins, the SFA is pleased to welcome new Southern Studies Graduate Student, Abby Huggins, to our team. Let us introduce you to Abby and the places she comes from.


Trusty Tools

We all have the favored spatula or skillet in our kitchens—and chefs, bakers, and sandwich makers are no different.


Tools of the Trade

Chine has been making shrimp nets since he was nine years old. Read his story and listen to his interview here.


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.