Author Archives: Amber O'Connor
K’oben is a product of two anthropologists enamored with the food, technology, history, and peoples of the Yucatan peninsula. Both of us have done field work in Quintana Roo and were looking for a way to incorporate recipes and histories … Continue reading
Marketing Video for Mexican Gastronomy As I hypothesized…Mexico is not so much using the UNESCO protection of their ‘indigneous’ gastronomy to increase the health of their population so much as to increase tourist dollars on the backs of their indigneous … Continue reading
Just a post to say goodbye to the kindest and most generous dissertation advisor a person could want. If you knew Brian through the UT community, I hope you will join us this Thursday, May 1st from 4-6 in the … Continue reading
I will be defending my dissertation Monday, March 3rd – small conference room on the 5th floor of SAC. “Consuming the Maya: Eating and Being in the land of the Caste Wars.” Yes, there will be libations after.
Focusing on food, identity and Bourdieu! 2014 ToRS International Food Workshop Food, Identity and Social Change 25-26 September 2014 Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark Call for Proposals Food draws … Continue reading
Don’t forget to submit your panels, posters and papers for Vermont! Hope to see you there. http://www.uvm.edu/conferences/foodsystems/
http://aaa.confex.com/aaa/2013/webprogrampreliminary/meeting.html#2013-11-24 We will be in Session #8689 on Sunday. Here is a link to the preliminary program schedule: http://aaa.confex.com/aaa/2013/webprogrampreliminary/Session8689.html Here is the abstract for the session: This panel will address theory and methods that prove useful in overcoming the impediments … Continue reading