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Conference Announcement: Food and Migration: Mobile People's Impact on Food Systems and Taste (Turin, Italy)

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FOOD AND MIGRATION: MOBILE PEOPLE'S IMPACT ON FOOD SYSTEMS AND TASTE


Daniel Bender (University of Toronto), Life on a Stick: How Satay Became Singapore’s Favourite Food

Donna Gabaccia (University of Toronto), Appropriation and Creativity: Culinary Dynamics in Mobile Societies

Jeffrey Pilcher (University of Toronto), The Naturalization of Immigrant Foods, or How Tacos Became American and Korean

CfSubmissions: Forgotten Corridors: Special Issue Call for Papers: Migration, Mobility, & Displacement

The ongoing Syrian crisis has, in recent years, brought asylum and migration back to the forefront of policy thinking, state action, and public concern. In light of the ‘most significant crisis’ (for Europe) since the Second World War, our responses to asylum migration are being reimagined as new deals are being negotiated between states and extraordinary measures being undertaken in an effort to ‘manage’ the crisis – and to control the mobility of individuals.

Blog post: "Linna Bresette Tended the Fields of Social Justice" (Catholic University of America)

Kansas native Linna Bresette was a workers' advocate for minorities and women, working for the Bishops' Social Action Department as their field secretary, 1921-1951. While there she did a landmark 1928 study on Mexican workers in the U.S. For more, please see

http://www.lib.cua.edu/wordpress/newsevents/8377/

W. J. Shepherd - http://libraries.cua.edu/staff/shepherw/

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