El Sur Latino: A Symposium Bibliography

El Sur Latino

A Symposium Bibiliography


Abarca, Meredith E. and Consuelo Carr Salas. [email protected]’ Presence in the Food Industry: Changing How We Think about Food. University of Arkansas Press, 2016.

Alvarez, Steven. Brokering Tareas: Mexican Immigrant Families Translanguaging Homework Literacies. CUNY Press, 2017.

Arellano, Gustavo. Taco U.S.A.: How Mexican Food Conquered America. Simon & Schuster, 2013.

Connolly, Daniel. The Book of Isaias: A Child of Hispanic Immigrants Seeks His Own America. Macmillan, 2016.

Corral, Eduardo C. Slow Lightning. Yale University Press, 2012.

Guitterez, Sandra. The New Southern-Latino Table. UNC Press, 2011.

Gurza, Agustín and Jonathan Clark. The Stachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings. UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press, 2012.

Olsson, Ted C.. Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside. Princeton University Press, 2017.

Ortega, Hugo. Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico. Bright Sky Press, 2012.

Perales, Monica. Smeltertown: Making and Remembering a Southwest Border Community. UNC Press, 2010.

Reyes, Paul. Exiles in Eden: Life Among the Ruins of Florida’s Great Recession. Henry Holt, 2010.

Weise, Julie. Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910. UNC Press, 2015.


Arellano, Gustavo. “Are You Taco Literate? Lessons from Steven Alvarez.” Gravy, no. 62, Winter 2016.

Baird, Sarah. “3-Course Interview: Sarah Fouts.” Gambit, 27 October 2014.

Baldwin, Chris. “Houston’s Anti-Celebrity Chef–Hugo Ortega is Happy to Stay in the Kitchen.” Paper City Magazine, 7 July 2017.

Balter, Emma. “Sommelier Talk: Andy Chabot’s Wine Oasis in Moonshine Country.” Wine Spectator, 15 July 2016.

Delerme, Simone. “Puerto Ricans Live Free”: Race, Language, and Orlando’s Contested Soundscape.” Southern Spaces, 24 March 2014.

Diaz, Von. “Eating with Miss Donna.” Gravy, no. 56, Summer 2015.

García, Michelle. “Searching for La Perdida.” Oxford American, 16 March 2016.

Godoy, Maria. “In U.S. Restaurants, Bars, and Food Trucks, ‘Modern Slavery’ Persists.” WNYC, 29 March 2017.

Gutierrez, Sandra. “A Voice from the Nuevo South.” Oxford American, 11 October, 2016.

López, Fernando. “Desert Poem.” Mijente, 31 May 2016.

Mah, Evan. “Chef talk with Eddie Hernandez of Taqueria del Sol.” Atlanta Magazine, 7 August 2012.

Meza, Alexis. “Ky. voices: Alexis Meza recounts 13-hour walk across the desert toward her American dream.” Lexington Herald Leader, 27 July 2014.

Purvis, Kathleen. “Is this the best sandwich in Charlotte that you’ve never heard of?” The Charlotte Observer, 22 March 2017. 

“The Secret is the Salsa.” The Local Palate, 21 July 2016. 

Sutton, Benjamin. “Relics of a Future Environmental Collapse.” Hyperallergic, 1 April 2015.

Vaughn, Daniel, “Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ.” Texas Monthly, 10 December 2013.


“5 Things You Should Know about Lis Hernandez (And Her Arepas).” Southern Foodways Alliance, 17 October 2014.  

Brown, Adria K. “Yancy Villa-Calvo, Artist & Activist: FACES of MEMPHIS.” Style Blueprint.

Corazon de Dixie [Julie Weise]

Hilliard, Emily. “Carla Cabera-Tomasko.” Give Me Some Sugar, Southern Foodways Alliance, 22 April 2013.

Invisible Oxford [Students of Simone Delerme at the University of Mississippi]

“Paul Reyes Named VQR Editor.” VQR, 4 October 2016.


Bluegrass and Birria: Southern Foodways Alliance Oral Histories

Elie, Lolis Eric. “Southern Food Gets Christopher Columbus-ed.” Gravy from the Southern Foodways Alliance, 9 March 2017.

Hernandez, Eddie. Interview by Kate Medley. Atlanta’s Buford Highway, Southern Foodways Alliance, 19 April 2010.

Morabito, Greg and Helen Rosner. “How to Protect Your Culinary Soul with Chef Alex Raij.” The Eater Upsell from Eater, 3 August 2015.

Ramirez, Laura Patricia. Interview by Gustavo Arellano. Bluegrass & Birria, Southern Foodways Alliance, 12 February 2015.

Shifflett, Jonathan. “Mariachi trio La Victoria respects tradition and celebrates the new.” The Frame from 89.3 KPCC, 2 November 2016.

Tran, Diep. “How ‘Cheap Eats’ Affect the People Who Make and Serve the Food.” All Things Considered from National Public Radio, 18 February 2017.