H-Nutrition at AFHVS/ASFS 2018

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A number of scholars from the H-Nutrition community will be giving talks at the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and Association for the Study of Food and Society Annual Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, this week. If you are able to attend, you may want to check out the following sessions:

Thursday 08:30-10:10 Session 08A: Chains of nutrition: Feeding plants, animals, and humans

Food systems research
Location: Memorial Union, Beefeaters room
08:30    
Jessica Carbone
The Pill, The TV Dinner, and the Promise of Liberation: Changing Technologies and Women's Roles in the Post-War Era ( abstract )
08:45    
Amrys Williams
Marietta's Lamb: The Agricultural Origins of Food Education ( abstract )
09:00    
Nicole Welk-Joerger
“To Spread the Gospel of the Extension Service”: The Role of Feed Businesses in Feeding Food Animals, 1910 – 1930 ( abstract )
09:15    
Anastasia Day
“We Tried to Do Everything Scientifically”: Victory Gardens and School Lunch Programs ( abstract )

Friday 10:30-12:10 Session 07F: Finding a common table: Researching at the intersection of food studies & histories of medicine and nutrition

Food systems research
Chair:
Emily Contois
Location: Pyle Center, Room 335
10:30    
Hannah Leblanc
Meat and Milk at the Intersection of Science and National Identity ( abstract )
10:45    
Andrew Ruis
“Sins, Gross Exaggerations, and Misconceptions”: The Many Faces of Nutrition ( abstract )
11:00    
Travis Weisse
The Art of Re-Branding: Academy-Industry Relations in Nutrition and the Politics of Health Fraud, 1900-1980 ( abstract )
11:15    
Emily Contois
Powering the Macronutrient Imaginary: The Past & Present of Protein Popularity in the U.S. ( abstract )
11:30    
Greg de St. Maurice
Japan’s “1975” Diet in Historical and Critical Perspective ( abstract )

Saturday 08:30-10:10 Session 10I: Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch? School Meals in the Long 20th Century

School food programs
Chair:
Amy Bentley
Location: Pyle Center, Room 209
08:30    
Andrew Ruis
Predicting the Extinction of the Lunchbox, or, When School Lunch Was Modern ( abstract )
08:45    
Shayne Figueroa
The Logistics, Labor, and Lore of School Lunch in Postwar New York City ( abstract )
09:00    
Amy Bentley
Ketchup As A Vegetable: Condiments, Culture, and the Politics of School Lunch in Reagan’s America ( abstract )
09:15    
Jennifer Gaddis
A Collective Investment? Toward a New Economics of Care in the US National School Lunch Program ( abstract )