I am thinking ahead to organize a panel for the 11th Annual SAWH Conference at University of Alabama June 7-10, 2018. I would like to present an adapted chapter from my dissertation on the role of enslaved cooks of antebellum Charleston in interpreting their masters' conceptualization and expectations of "appropriate" food. Topics under which we could unite as a panel include experience of enslaved laborers, domestic laborers, food production or consumption, etc.
Applications are due August, 15 2017.
Kelly Kean Sharp
Department of History
University of California, Davis