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Verses By Iliana Rocha

Iliana Rocha was the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium poet-in-residence.

Clay Risen & Fawn Weaver Talk Whiskey and Credit

Watch Clay Risen and Fawn Weaver discuss the story of Nearest Green, the black man who taught Jack Daniels to distill whiskey. This presentation, Whiskey and Credit, is from the 2018 Winter Symposium.

A Spoken Dish: Easter Crawfish

An Easter weekend crawfish boil? Yes, please. Watch Cleta Ellington describe her family’s annual Easter weekend tradition.

A Recipe for Passover

This Passover, make Florence Weiland Schornstein’s Red Soup with Brisket and Creole Matzoh Balls. We have the recipe, courtesy of Matzoh Ball Gumbo by Marcie Cohen Ferris.

Moni Basu: Can narratives effect change?

Moni Basu writes for CNN and teaches in the MFA program in Narrative Nonfiction at the University of Georgia. At SFA’s Winter Symposium she reflected on the power of stories.

Ralph Eubanks, Tom Ward, and Still Hungry in America

At the 2018 Winter Symposium, Ralph Eubanks and Tom Ward had a conversation about SFA’s re-release of Still Hungry in America. Watch Eubanks and Ward discuss the book, and the lingering importance of these images for conversations about modern poverty and food justice.

Las Mujeres del Sur

By Sandra A. Gutierrez When I was five, we returned to Latin America, and I grew up fluently bilingual as a student in the American School of Guatemala in Guatemala City. I learned the histories of two countries, the lyrics to two national anthems, and the pledges of allegiance to the US flag and the … Continued