The Southern Foodways Alliance is hard at work talking about food and pop culture, their theme for 2015, but we wanted to make sure everyone saw their documentary work on the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which was part of their 2014 exploration of inclusion and exclusion in southern foodways. One part of this study… Read More >
This past weekend, Center institute the Southern Foodways Alliance hosted their 17th annual symposium. They posed the question “Who is welcome at the welcome table?” and presented three days of lectures, films, conversations, and meals exploring inclusion and exclusion in southern foodways. We’re proud of the SFA’s ability to generate thoughtful discussion of an experience… Read More >
All this week the Southern Foodways Alliance blog will present oral histories from a new project on Houston, Texas. Amy C. Evans, in her last marvelous act as SFA Senior Oral Historian, looked at how Asian restaurants were redefining Houston foodways. Check out the the project page. Like all SFA oral history projects, the interviews… Read More >
Hamilton’s thesis, “Bottling Hell: Myth-making, Cultural Identity, and the Datil Pepper of St. Augustine,” was the winner of the Ann Abadie Award for Documentary Media. The annual award goes to the Southern Studies student (undergraduate or graduate) with the best documentary film, photography project, audio recording, or website.