CRFS Brown Bag Series: Megan Carney

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Apr 11 2018 - 12:00pm

 

The UA Center for Regional Food Studies (CRFS) cordially invites you to its Spring 2018 Brown Bag Series. Bring your lunch and come learn about exciting projects happening in the greater Tucson region. Each of the eight talks will take place on the UA campus in Building ENR2, room S223. Please invite your colleagues and friends. We look forward to seeing you!

“Justice, Served: Food Entrepreneurism and Culinary Innovation in Migrant Solidarity Formations”
 
Megan Carney is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the Center for Regional Food Studies at UA. Her research interests include transnational and gendered migration, migrant health, food and food systems, and biopolitics. Her first book The Unending Hunger: Tracing Women and Food Insecurity Across Borders (University of California, 2015) is an ethnography of the lived experiences of migration and food insecurity among Mexican and Central American women in the United States. Her current book project, “Island of Hope: Migration and Solidarity in the Mediterranean” documents and analyzes local responses to the "migration crisis" in Sicily and in particular the solidarity initiatives and networks formed through alliances of citizens and noncitizens.

 

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