University of Mississippi

Graduate Student Conference: Women, Work, and Food — University of Mississippi

September 12, 2013 – September 13, 2013 all-day
University of Mississippi
Southern Foodways Alliance(662) 915-5993E-mailEvent website

The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies and the Southern Foodways Alliance, two University of Mississippi institutes, announce a graduate student symposium, focused on the theme of Women, Work, and Food.  The conference will take place September 12th – 13th, 2013, on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, Mississippi.

As part of the conference, Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders of Emory University and author of Mammy: A Century of Race, Gender, and Southern Memory will present the Lucy Somerville Howorth annual lecture as the keynote address that launches the symposium. Her talk, entitled “Dishing up Dixie in the Post-Racial South,” will be held on the evening of September 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Barnard Observatory Tupelo Room. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information about this event, please click here to visit the Isom Center’s page.