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AFHVS/ASFS Annual Meeting and Conference, June 14-17, 2017

It is time for the annual call for abstracts from the best food studies conference in North America. This year it will be hosted at Occidental College, in sunny southern California.  822 more words


Out With The Old: Gentrifying Seoul’s Noryangjin Fish Market

By Markus Bell and Jieun Kim

In 1998 an article in Seoul’s Kyeonghyang newspaper described a visit to Seoul’s Noryanggin Fish Market as follows:

“Arriving in the Noryanggin Fish Market your timid heart will flutter like an excited fish in water. 735 more words


Computer tools for depicting shape and detail in 3D archaeological models

On every Wednesday I post videos of a session I have filmed at a conference.

Session Abstract:

Miguel Carrero-Pazos, Alia Vázquez-Martínez, Benito Vilas-Estévez, Miguel Busto-Zapico… 3,209 more words


What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, August 23, 2016

A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to… 727 more words


Con-Men: Understanding the Gendered Language of the Comic Book Convention

By Steven Dashiell

Featured image based on an Creative Commons image by GabboT.

I can clearly remember my first time ever going to a comic book convention. 2,288 more words


Food, Space, Place--Edited Volume

An intriguing call for papers of potential interest to FoodAnthropology readers:

Initial Call for Abstracts

Food, Space, Place–Edited Volume

Editor: Carlnita P. Greene, Ph.D.

Ranging from public markets and urban agriculture to food carts and mobile phones, today, the convergence between food, space, and place almost is taken for granted since it has become an ordinary facet of daily life. 359 more words


Interpretations from digital sensations? Using the digital sensory turn to discover new things about the past

Every Wednesday I publish a conference session that I have videoed.  This weeks is from the CAA conference:

Session Abstract

Stuart Eve, Catriona Cooper

We are at a turning point in development and thought about multi-sensorial engagement using digital mediation. 1,237 more words