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Food and History


Food and History: From Theory to Practice

NC State University, Raleigh, NC

May 4-5, 2012

Title: Food + History  / From Theory to Practice 01 (Kurlansky Talk)
Date: Friday, May 04, 2012
Time: 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1:14:46
Link: http://mediasite.online.ncsu.edu/online/Viewer/?peid=3e8680e0b9ed44da9e97cdf5545c3f0c1d

Title: Food+History  /  From theory to Practice02
Date: Saturday, May 05, 2012
Time: 8:00 AM EDT
Duration: 1:57:13
Link: http://mediasite.online.ncsu.edu/online/Viewer/?peid=bbeeff86cb7c48af91ec60c92339822d1d

Title: Food+History  /  From theory to Practice04
Date: Saturday, May 05, 2012
Time: 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1:46:13
Link: http://mediasite.online.ncsu.edu/online/Viewer/?peid=fe7a154bbe6741e09524a7b1288da8021d

Title: Food+History  /  From theory to Practice05
Date: Saturday, May 05, 2012
Time: 8:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1:38:23
Link: http://mediasite.online.ncsu.edu/online/Viewer/?peid=92916410390e45c6b4a68f4f4cf910941d








Map of Withers Hall and surrounding area on NC State University's campus

Need Directions?

For quick and easy directions, follow this link to an online mapping program. Simply type in your address and the system will bring up directions to the Colliseum parking garage on NCSU campus. To get to Park Shops and Withers Hall from the Colliseum deck, follow Dunn Avenue with the railroad tracks on your right, and go under them through the first tunnel on the right. This map shows exactly where each building is at NCSU.

Directions from I-40: Take 40 Eastbound into 440, and as you aproach Raleigh stay on Wade Avenue. Take the ramp for 440-South / 1-South, then take exit 2A for Western Boulevard towards NCSU. Just after the road splits apart, turn left onto Pullen Road. Pass Cates Avenue and turn left onto Dunn Avenue, then left onto Jeter Street. Turn left onto Cates Avenue, and the parking garage will be on your left.

From Downtown Raleigh: From the capital building, take East Edenton Steet (a one-way street) until it merges with Hillsborough Street. At the two-lane traffic circle, take Pullen Road (the third spoke). Turn right onto Dunn Avenue, then left onto Jeter Street. Turn left onto Cates AVenue, and the parking garage will be on your left.

Parking at the North Carolina State University will be free after 5pm on Friday, and free all day Saturday. Parking will be available in the Colliseum Parking Deck between Cates Avenue and Dunn Avenue before 5pm on Friday.

If you have any problems finding your way around on the day of the conference, please feel free to call Shaun Bennett at (919) 455-6999. For less urgent questions, please do not hesitate to contact Shaun at the address listed above.


Friday Events


Session 1: Friday 4-5:30pm – 210 Parks Shop Building, NC State University Campus
Public Event: Food and the American South
-Welcome from organizers
-Marcie Cohen Ferris, UNC, “The Deepest Reality of Life”: Southern Sociology, the WPA, and Food in the New South
-Alice Ammerman, UNC, Food in the South: Health, Happiness, and the Economy
-David Cecelski, independent scholar, The Oyster Shucker’s Song: Food and Place in Eastern North Carolina
Friday 6:30-7:30 Mark Kurlansky- 232 Withers Hall, NC State Campus
-For more information on Mark Kurlansky, please visit his website here, or read an interview conducted with him by NC State University's Matt Shipman.

Saturday's Events

 8:00am Coffee and pastries

Session 2: Saturday 8:30-10:15am - 210 Park Shops Building, NC State Campus
Contested Foods and Spaces
-Paul Freedman, Yale, Restaurants, Food History and Food Culture
-Amy Bentley, NYU, Baby Food and Countercultural America
-Pysche Williams-Forson, Maryland, A Dollar Today, a Meal Tomorrow: The Dollar Mart as a Source of Food Provisioning in a Changing Food World
-Sarah Ash, NCSU, commentator
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
Session 3: Saturday 10:45am-12:30pm - 210 Parks Shop Building, NC State campus
From Local to Global: Foods as International Commodities
-John Soluri, Carnegie-Mellon, Making Food Studies Work: Integrating Production and Consumption
-Sarah Bowen, NC State, Mezcal, Tequila, and the Making of the Mexican Nation: Culture, Markets, and Power
-Chad Ludington, NC State, Collateral Damage: War, Taxes, Politeness, and the Creation of Luxury Bordeaux Wines
-Matthew Booker, NC State, commentator

12:30-1:30pm Lunch for registrants
Session 4: Saturday 1:30-3:15pm - 210 Park Shops Building, NC State
Changing Ideas about Nutrition and Health
-Tom Keyserling, UNC, The Changing Science of Nutrition: The Latest Word
-Allen Foegeding, NCSU, Food Structure: A Perspective for Enjoyment, Nutrition and Health Elements of Food
-Charlotte Biltekoff, UC-Davis, The Cultural Policies of Dietary Health: From Nutrition History to Critical Dietary Literary
-Margaret Humphreys, Duke, commentator
3:15-3:30pm Coffee Break
Session 5: Saturday 3:30-5:15pm - 210 Park Shops Building, NC State campus
Current Trends in Food Production and Consumption
-Ken Albala, U of Pacific, The Challenges of Authenticity in Historic Cooking
-Peter Coclanis, UNC, Mom, Baseball, and Apple Pie: The Americanness of Industrial Agriculture
-Chad Ludington, NCSU, commentator
5:15-5:30pm Coffee Break
Roundtable Conclusion: Saturday 5:30-6:30pm - 210 Parks Shops Building, NC State campus

350 Withers Hall, Campus Box 8108, Raleigh, NC 27695-8108
Phone: 919.515.2483 Fax: 919.515.3886

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of History