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Alum, Current Grad Student, to Present at ASFS Conference


Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 08:00 to Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 17:00

Amy Johnson (B.A. UArizona, 2015), who is currently a graduate student studying Gastronomy at Boston University, will be presenting in June at the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) Annual Conference, “Just Food: Because It Is Never Just Food.” The conference runs June 9 15, and Amy’s presentation is scheduled for the June 13 “Deep-Dive Workshop: Industry Inequalities and the Othering Narratives of Wine.” 

In addition, current SoA grad student, Sarah Renkert, will also be presenting during the conference, during a panel on security on June 10. Sarah’s talk is titled “Food Aid and Kitchen Controversies: Cooking Together in the City of Hope.”

Amy writes, “It’s a great time for Arizona representation in summer conferences!” Learn more about the conference, view the schedule and abstracts, and register for the conference here.

Photos: Amy Johnson, Sarah Renkert

Anthro News Digest date: 05-21-2021