The 2018 Southern Foodways Symposium will have the opening night presentation at Rowan Oak, home of William Faulkner. Watch Bill on Bill, a short doc about curator Bill Griffith, to get into the symposium spirit.
Vishwesh Bhatt is a Southern chef using flavors from his childhood to add to the lexicon of Southern Food. Watch this short film by SFA summer film intern Nicole Du Bois, about Chef Bhatt.
Can you teach history through a cocktail menu? Meet Joe Stinchcomb, the 2018 Fall Symposium Bartender in Residence, who tried to do just that last February in Oxford, Mississippi.
Tickets for the 21st Southern Foodways Symposium are on sale today. In 2018, our topic is Reading Food: From Menus to Soap Operas to Novels. The public is invited to register; SFA members receive a discount.
Look back to an SFA film from last summer, Everybody is Welcome. It profiles Pedro Leyva of Mundo Latino Taco Shop in Oxford, Mississippi.
Through her cooking, much like immigrant entrepreneurs and food workers across the country, Rasita has been able to bring a little bit of Thailand to Mississippi.
I sought out integrated spaces in Oxford for my project. Time and again one name kept popping up: the Taco Shop.
SFA launched an annual week-long Documentary Video workshop in Oxford, Mississippi, taught by Pihakis Foodways Filmmaker Ava Lowrey.
Rebecca Lauck Cleary produced her film, Food for Thought, for her Documenting Southern Foodways course with Pihakis Film Fellow Ava Lowrey.