UIR Scholar Young, More to Present at Just Food Conference

July 26, 2021

Lisa Young (Ph.D. UArizona, 1996), UIR residential Scholar, will be a panelist at a virtual conference called “Just Food: Because It Is Never Just Food,” which brings together four academic organizations engaged in food studies. Young’s presentation is titled “Teaching Local Food When Your Students are Remote” and is part of a panel called “Food Pedagogies During and After the Pandemic” on June 15, 2021, 4:30–6:00 pm EST. Register for Dr. Young’s panel here.

Reminder of Other SoA “Just Food” Presenters

As a reminder, Associate Professor Megan Carney will also be a panelist for a “Just Food” panel titled “Diet and Displacement: A Critical Rountable on the Migration–Food Security Nexus,” which takes place on June 15, 2021, 2:30-4:00 p.m. EST. Register for Dr. Carney’s panel here

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

And finally, Amy Johnson (B.A. UArizona, 2015), who is currently a graduate student studying Gastronomy at Boston University, will be presenting for the June 13 “Just Food” workshop, “Deep-Dive Workshop: Industry Inequalities and the Othering Narratives of Wine.”

As 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.

Anthro News Digest date: 06/11/2021