By Gustavo Arellano My best friend, his girlfriend, and I had just ordered hummus at a hipster café. It was happy hour. Even though we were the only people there, service was slow. When the waitress finally appeared with our appetizer, she pushed it on the table and quickly turned away. Her sharp eyes did … Continued
At the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium, Paul Reyes introduces us to the threads of his family, woven together to create a man who wonders, “What is Latino enough?”
At the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium, Michelle García rendered an image of her South Texas homeland through history, landscape, and her own writing.
Poet Iliana Rocha is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Central Oklahoma. Hear her words opening the 2017 symposium on our first morning.
Over the next several days, we’ll be sharing the 2017 symposium presentations. We begin with Lolis Elie.
The 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium is in the books, and we want to take the time to say THANK YOU to all the wonderful individuals who help make this event happen.
The Smith Symposium Fellows, a program underwritten by a gift from Pam and Brook Smith, invites individuals whose work promises a positive impact on the southern region and its foodways to be guests at SFA symposia. Meet our 2017 Smith Fellows in advance of SFA’s October gathering.
Wrap up National Poetry Month with this piece by Rebecca Gayle Howell, delivered at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.