This is the story of how I wrote my first book—Diners, Dudes & Diets: How Gender & Power Collide in Food Media & Culture—out November 2020 from UNC Press.
Diners, Dudes, and Diets features 21 black and white images. Find them all here in full color, along with some bonuses.
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Six tips for how to teach in creative and engaging ways online.
On our last day of #foodxmedia, we created a top 10 listicle to summarize what resonated most with my students.
My students’ Instagram lives made me reflect on mine, my first posts, and who I want to be on the app.
Through historic cookbooks, Instagram, and 30+ virtual guests, “Food Media” critically considers our global food system through media.
A panel synopsis on the intersection of food studies & media studies that explores key texts, concepts, challenges & a future research agenda.
A 2019 ASFS conference debrief, plus why the Alaska governor’s 41% cut to the university system matters for all of us.
The SFA Summer Field Trip explored the food culture of Bentonville, Arkansas, a booming and blossoming city shaped by immigrants, corporate interests, and a deep sense of place.
My students and I tested out unessays this semester, an assignment I now highly recommend.
Emily Contois and Zenia Kish welcome chapter proposals on the topic of food and Instagram for an edited collection.
My students translated 1500-word essays into infographics. I share details for instructors interested to try a similar assignment.
I reflect on what my students and I read, wrote, and learned in a course on persuasion in the U.S.
In November 2018, I had the opportunity to present at the Oldways Whole Grains Council Conference in Seattle, Washington.