The 2016 John Egerton Prize, awarded at the 19th Southern Foodways Symposium, goes to documentary filmmaker Jon-Sesrie Goff, for his documentary film After Sherman.
Ninth-generation Nashvillian David Ewing illucidates the importance of historically black colleges and universities in the struggle for Civil Rights in his hometown.
John Egerton pulls the reader into his multimedia storytelling, educating while entertaining, inspiring while challenging.
The John Egerton Prize recognizes artists, writers, scholars, and others–including artisans and farmers and cooks–whose work, in the American South, addresses issues of race, class, gender, and social and environmental justice, through the lens of food.
Our first installment from the University of Mississippi’s Southern Foodways and Culture course cracks into John Egerton’s classic, Southern Food.
Before Brooklyn brunched on buttermilk biscuits and grits guest-starred on West Coast menus, there was John Egerton.
This week’s featured Oral History Project is the little-known collection of SFA Founders. In the fall of 2004, through generous support from Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q of Birmingham, Alabama, the SFA launched its Founders Oral History Project. This important undertaking preserved the history of the SFA through interviews with the organization’s fifty founding members. By recruiting … Continued
In November 2013 we lost John Egerton, writer, scholar, activist, and SFA founder.
Exiting Rolf, on the way to City, I did a double take. There was our 2013 member sticker, plastered to the front door.