Brittney Andres-Rossi is the SFA’s Event Coordinator. Her first Fall Symposium was in 2012, the year she officially moved to the South, and she’s been involved every year since.
SFA welcomes Tunde Wey as one of our 2016 Smith Symposium Fellows.
Cecilia Polanco works with members of her family and UNC undergraduates who volunteer their time for the mission of So Good Pupusas to create a scholarship fund for undocumented students pursuing their undergraduate degrees.
SFA welcomes food writer and radio producer Von Diaz as a 2016 Smith Symposium Fellow.
JoAnn Clevenger’s acceptance speech for the Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award humbled and challenged us. We hope it will challenge you, too.
2014 Smith Symposium Fellow Evan Mah reflects on last year’s symposium and looks ahead to #SFA15.
Check out these videos from last year’s symposium to get an idea of what awaits. Hint: It’s more than just great food.
“They are the reason that I can leave my kitchen with confidence,” says Bill Smith of Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
The welcome table and popular culture are not opposites. One offers a welcome. One is popular. Both can hide injustices. One way to connect them is to think about how they both offer comfort and how both come with limits and complications.