Food, Foodways and Culture Call for Papers - NEPCA 2017

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies

Call For Papers

 

The Food, Foodways and Culture area of the Northeastern Popular/American Culture Association is inviting paper submissions for its Fall 2017 conference at University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, MA from October 27-28, 2017.

 

This area explores intersections among food, eating, and popular culture. Possible topics of interest include the following:

 

  • The history of food and dining
  • Depictions of food and dining in popular culture
  • Connections among food, eating and identity
  • The history and culture of restaurants
  • Food festivals and cooking competitions
  • Cookbooks as popular culture
  • The Food Network and celebrity chefs

 

Works of fiction and memoirs will not be considered unless they are part of a broader, analytical presentation.

 

Proposals for both individual papers and full panels are invited.  Papers should appeal to a broad audience.

 

The deadline for submission of paper proposals is June 1, 2017. Information on submitting proposals can be found on the NEPCA website: https://nepca.blog/2017-conference/. Please use the NEPCA Paper Proposal Submission Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffQFBi-Iic7hTfqpNyy3GoYlGCxsFdQaJqZtpI2fC7LCi8pQ/viewform

 

For more information about this topic area, contact Ann Kordas at akordas@jwu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Info: 

For more information contact Ann Kordas at akordas@jwu.edu.

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