SFA’s latest documentary film, “Souped: The Pinto Bean Story” explores the importance of soup beans through Kentucky Chef Ouita Michel and her mentor Freda Raglin.
If you missed us in Lexington, look at the SFA Instagram feed for a recap of events.
Ronni Lundy has long chronicled the people of the hillbilly diaspora as a journalist and cookbook author. Hear her present on Beans and Buns and Other Kentucky Talismans at the Summer Symposium in Lexington.
Robert Gipe is the author of the illustrated novels Trampoline and Weedeater. At the 2018 Summer Symposium in Lexington, he’ll school us on food tropes.
Jan Fernheimer, a presenter at the Summer Symposium, is the director of Jewish Studies and associate professor of Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Media at the University of Kentucky. She also co-founded a Latin dancing club with a UK physics professor. Buy a ticket, and learn—about Lexington and maybe dancing, too.
Elizabeth Catte is a public historian, writer, and director of Passel, a socially-conscious historical consulting firm serving nonprofits and unions in Appalachia. She is also a presenter at SFA’s 2018 Summer Symposium in Lexington.
Gravy, the podcast, is on hiatus until May 17. In place of today’s episode, we’re sharing a few poems by Rebecca Gayle Howell, 2018 Summer Symposium John Egerton Scholar n Residence.
Enjoy this social media roundup of our 2017 Charlotte Summer Foodways Symposium.
Charlotte’s Central Avenue reveals the city’s shifting demographics, from white, working-class textile mill employees in the early twentieth century to new immigrants in the 1990s. These new Southerners shaped a new Charlotte.