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Folger Before 'Farm to Table' project offers graduate workshop in December

The Folger Institute’s Mellon-funded Before ‘Farm to Table’: Early Modern Foodways and Cultures project is pleased to offer graduate students funding to attend a workshop at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC in December 2019. 

Please circulate this call for applications widely to graduate students with research interests in food and food studies:

From Twitter

This week in the twitterphere, The New York Times launched “The 1619 Project,” a collection of essays, criticism, and art regarding the legacies of the first slave ship to land in Virginia in 1619 and how it continues to influence the present.

From Twitter

This week, the twittersphere mourned the death of Toni Morrison, a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning writer, essayist, and professor. Commemorating Morrison’s contributions to various disciplines including literature, black studies, history, and the history of slavery, scholars across the twittersphere shared articles such as Dottie Ashley’s “Inspired by Toni Morrison, Sullivan’s Island ‘Bench by the Road’ Honors the Memory of Slaves,” published by The Post and Courier.