Jon-Sesrie Goff Wins 2016 Egerton Prize

The 2016 John Egerton Prize, awarded at the 19th Southern Foodways Symposium, goes to documentary filmmaker Jon-Sesrie Goff, for his documentary film After Sherman.

Nashville HBCUs and Civil Rights Activism

Ninth-generation Nashvillian David Ewing illucidates the importance of historically black colleges and universities in the struggle for Civil Rights in his hometown.

Southern Foodways Fundamentals

Our first installment from the University of Mississippi’s Southern Foodways and Culture course cracks into John Egerton’s classic, Southern Food.

E is for Egerton

Before Brooklyn brunched on buttermilk biscuits and grits guest-starred on West Coast menus, there was John Egerton.

Featured Oral History Project: SFA Founders

This week’s featured Oral History Project is the little-known collection of SFA Founders. In the fall of 2004, through generous support from Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q of Birmingham, Alabama, the SFA launched its Founders Oral History Project. This important undertaking preserved the history of the SFA through interviews with the organization’s fifty founding members. By recruiting … Continued

Celebrating John Egerton

In November 2013 we lost John Egerton, writer, scholar, activist, and SFA founder.