Panel: Food and Women: From the Literary Realm to the Professional Kitchen

Day 2, Afternoon Session I, 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm, ESH 209

(Theme: Food and Gender)

  1. “A Literary Study of Ana Castillo's So Far from God: Using Food Representations to Talk Gender within the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands,” Rosalinda Salazar, Sacramento City College
  2. “Food/Family/Self: Cooking in the Lives of Young Women,” Roblyn Rawlins, The College of New Rochelle, NY
  3. “Baking/Breaking Bread On and Offline: Pedagogical and Performative Possibilities in Postfeminist Times,” Leda Cooks, University of MA Amherst
  4. “North Baffin Inuit do Eat Plants!  Women's Knowledge of Foraging and Consuming Plants in the Eastern Arctic,” Kristen Borre, Northern Illinois University
  5. “Brokering Power: How ecological Seed Production by Women Altered Social Relations in Uttar Pradesh, India,” Krista Isaacs, Michigan State University  & Walter de Boef, Global Consultant