The Southern Foodways Alliance announces a call for papers, multimedia projects, or short documentaries for a colloquium in the fall of 2017.
Meet the presenters for the final panel of our 2016 Graduate Student Conference: “(In)Justice.”
“…he wondered everyday if the rest of his life would be like this, separated and away from his family.”
Ten feet from me I noticed a woman who was bending down removing some weeds from the soybean field. She slowly straightened out, and I noticed she was about 7-8 months into her pregnancy.
One of the questions we would ask our students during their final evaluative exam was, “What do you like about the United States?” And it was heartbreaking….because at least half of them would say “nothing.”
“Can I talk about access to healthcare without talking about wage theft or food deserts? Can I talk about food justice without talking about immigration, or capitalism or the history of the South?”
This map by Catherine Crowe portrays how the US-Mexico border is constructed and broken through the time span of decades as well as in a single day.
Next Thursday, March 24, kicks off the 17th annual National Farmworker Awareness Week, organized by Student Action with Farmworkers.
This March, farmworkers and consumer allies, coordinated by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, will mobilize to demand worker-driven social responsibility from Wendy’s.