The call for proposals for the Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society (13-16 June 2018) is now up on the conference website: https://afhv2018.wiscweb.wisc.edu/. Please consider submitting your work on the history of nutrition!
A network for those interested in the history of nutrition and related fields. This network is intended for the growing number of scholars, teachers, documentary filmmakers, and museum and library professionals engaged with the history of nutrition in any time period or region.
Cornell University College of Human Ecology History of Home Economics Fellowship
The College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is accepting applications for the 2018 Dean's Fellowship in the History of Home Economics. To learn more about the history of the fellowship visit: http://www.human.cornell.edu/fellowship/fellowship_exhibit_home.cfm
Check out this new post on Paracelsian nutrition from The Recipes Project:
Jennifer Park, "Soul Food: Paracelsian Spiritual Mummy and the Virtues of Ingredients," The Recipes Project (2 November 2017). http://recipes.hypotheses.org/10069
It is (apparently) calorie week!
Margot Finn, "The Cultural Logic of Calories and Body Types," Nursing Clio (2 November 2017). https://nursingclio.org/2017/11/02/the-cultural-logic-of-calories-and-body-types/
Nina Mackert, "What Calories Do," Remedia (1 November 2017). https://remedianetwork.net/2017/11/01/what-calories-do/
H-Nutrition readers may find the following article of interest:
Rebecca Earle, "Food, Colonialism and the Quantum of Happiness," History Workshop Journal 84 (2017): 170-193. https://academic.oup.com/hwj/article/doi/10.1093/hwj/dbx046/4103072