Panel: Food and Fiction

Day 2, Morning Session II, 10:30 am - 12:10 pm, RH 316

(Theme: Food, Race, Migration, and Mobility)

  1. “Becoming American: Anxiety, Food, and Identity in Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen,” Brandie Roberts, University of the Pacific (winner of Alex McIntosh graduate prize in 2017)
  2. “Resisting Cultural Scripts: Acts of Eating, Gender, and Identity in Vera Brosgol’s Teen Fiction,” Edward Chamberlain, University of Washington Tacoma
  3. “Surviving the Apocalypse: Foraging, Farming, and Food Insecurity in the Zombie Genre,” Taylor Reid, The Culinary Institute of America
  4. “Born Again in the Wild: Subversive Political Ideology in Farm-to-Table Cookbook Narratives,” Jessica Larsen