Eating in the Meantime: A Talk about Food, Trauma, and Sustainability
Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson is Professor and Chair of the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland College Park. She is the author of Eating While Black: Food Shaming and Race in America (UNC Press 2022); Taking Food Public: Redefining Food in a Changing World, a co-edited collection w/Carole Counihan, (Routledge 2013); and, the award-winning Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power (UNC Press 2006).
Dr. Williams-Forson is known nationally and internationally for her pioneering work in building the scholarly subfield of Black food studies and has published numerous articles on this aspect of the material lives of African Americans in the United States from the late 19th century to the present. She has also been interviewed on several podcasts, NPR, Radio New Zealand, the Associated Press, the Washington Post, Huff Post, the New York Times, among others. Dr. Williams-Forson has also been featured in documentaries such as: Netflix’s Ugly Delicious and The Invisible Vegan.
This event is co-sponsored by Rice University’s Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL). Doors open at 5:30PM. Join us!
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- Tuesday, February 28, 2023
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Central Time - US & Canada (change)
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