Tag Archives: Anthropology of Food

Porta Palazzo – De Bosis Colloquium, Harvard University, March 25, 2013

I will be presenting my book Porta Palazzo: The Anthropology of an Italian Market as part of the de Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies at Harvard University. This event is open to the public. March 25, 5-7pm at Boylston Hall, Room … Continue reading

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Gastrointestinal ethnographies: eating as bodily practice

Today I started fieldwork on a new anthropology of food project here in Boston. It is going to be an adventure as I explore the rumbling beast that is my GI tract through an Ayurvedic cleanse. Later, I will be … Continue reading

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Standing in line

This morning I read an article in the New York Times entitled “Table for 2? Get Ready to Wait in Line” and it got me thinking about the social aspects of waiting for food (something this article missed entirely). Sure, … Continue reading

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SAFN’s got a new blog: FoodAnthropology

The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN) has a new blog! FoodAnthropology was launched just a few weeks ago. It is an attempt to create a place for popular dialogue around the topic of nearly anything to … Continue reading

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Slow Food Panels at the Society for Applied Anthropology Conference

I will be heading to Santa Fe later this week to participate in the Society for Applied Anthropology Conference. There will be two panels on Slow Food and I will be chairing one: (TH-101) THURSDAY, March 19, 1:30-3:20 – Lamy … Continue reading

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