SFA Hosts 4th annual Graduate Student Conference

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Participants of 2015 Graduate Student Conference. Photo by Sara Wood.

The Southern Foodways Alliance

4th Annual Graduate Student Conference

SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2016
OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI

Presented by the Southern Foodways Alliance, the Center for the Study of Southern Culture,

and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Mississippi

The Southern Foodways Alliance, along with the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Mississippi, will host our fourth annual Graduate Student Conference at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS, September 19-20. Attendance is free and open to the public.

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Photo by Maggie Tauranac.

This year’s keynote speaker, Krishnendu Ray, is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at NYU. He taught for a decade at the Culinary Institute of America and was the Acting Dean of Curriculum Development before coming to NYU in 2005. He is the author of The Migrant’s Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households (Temple, 2004), The Ethnic Restaurateur (Bloomsbury, 2016), and the co-editor of Curried Cultures: Globalization, Food and South Asia (2012). He is the President of the Association for the Study of Food and Society.

Over the next two weeks, we will highlight the graduate students who will take part in the conference. Stay tuned!