At the 2017 Summer Symposium, Zhenia will take the stage to personalize the immigrant narrative. When we talk about a changing Charlotte and a diversifying South, Zhenia, her family, and the communities they serve are what we’re talking about.
Eric’s interest in language and religion led him to a surprising place for a Summer Symposium presentation, “Becoming Latino in Charlotte”.
SFA has enjoyed a long love affair with North Carolina. But we haven’t yet planted our flag in Charlotte.
Rosalia Torres-Weiner is an artist, activist and community leader in Charlotte, NC. Her art captures the themes, colors and rich symbolism of her native home of Mexico.
Our 2017 Summer Foodways Symposium is June 22 – 24 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Tickets on sale Wednesday, April 12.
A region that has reinvented itself again and again since the Civil War is now in the midst of a newcomer revolution, as people of every background move here from across the United States and around the globe.
“It’s a reminder that America has always been two continents, not a country.”
SFA stands with the impact new Southerners have had on Southern food for generations.
“Food is geography, and geography is political.”