CONFERENCE

RACE AND FOOD

January 31 - February 2, 2008



SCHEDULE:
Friday conference: 9am - 5pm
Saturday conference: 9am - 5pm

ABSTRACTS:
Priscilla McCutcheon, "The Nation of Islam, Food Politics, and the Black Counterpublic"
Mario Sifuentez, Conference Paper
Omar Tesdell,
"Fruit and Olives in Much Greater Plenty: Agriculture and Modernity in the Jordan Valley"
Teresa Mares, “Rethinking Agency In The Margins: The Political Economy Of Food Security In Latino Immigrant Households”
Jessica Hayes-Conroy,
"It's Not Just About the Collard Greens: Playin' with Race in the (Edible) Schoolyard"
Chandra Hinton, “It Takes a Village to Raise a Crop: Communal Success for Farmers of Color"
Kyla Wazana Tompkins, “She Made the Table A Snare To Them”:
Domesticity, Diet, and the Nation in the Writings of Sylvester Graham
Steven Garrett, "Skyway or the Highway: African-American Perspectives on Supermarket Access in an Inner-ring Suburb"

DISCUSSANTS:
Julie Guthman
Melanie DuPuis
Melissa Caldwell
Marcia Ochoa
Gabriela Sandoval
Patricia Allen

LOCATION: UC Santa Cruz, Oakes College, Mural Room. Directions and maps may be viewed here