Selected Publications

Special Publications

  • A special edition of Food and Foodways (volume 19 no. 1-2) features articles from the Tasting Histories conference of 2009.  The issue was published in 2011.

Alison Hope Alkon

  • with Christie McCullen. “Whiteness and Farmers Market.  Performance and Perpetuations…Contestations?”  Antipode, A Radical Journal of Geography, forthcoming.
  • “Resisting Spatial Injustice Through Sustainable Agriculture:  Some Examples From Latin America.”  In Environmental Justice Beyond Borders.  Julian Agyeman and JoAnn Carmin (eds). MIT Press, forthcoming.
  • “Breaking the Food Chains:  An Investigation of Food Justice Activism.” With Kari Norgaard. Sociological Inquiry. 79.3 (2009): 289-305.
  • “From Value to Values:  Sustainable Consumption at Urban Farmers  Markets.”  Agriculture and Human Values. 25 (2008): 487-498.
  • “Paradise or Pavement:  The social constructions of the environment in two urban farmers markets and their implications for environmental justice and sustainability.”  Local Environment:  The Journal of Justice and Sustainability. 13.3 (2008): 271-289

Nicholas Bauch

  • “Capturing the Circulation of Material: Teaching Nature in the City.”  Mammut: The Journal of Ecological Aesthetics.  2: (2009) 13-14.
  • “The Extensible Digestive System: The Case of the Kellogg Cereal Enterprise, 1890-1900.”  Cultural Geographies, forthcoming.

Charlotte Bilktekoff

  • Eating Right in America: Food, Health, and Citizenship from Domestic Science to Obesity.  In progress.
  • “Consumer Response: The Paradoxes of Food and Health.”  Annals of the New York Academy of Science, forthcoming.
  • “The Terror Within: Obesity in Post 9/11 U.S. Life.”  American Studies.  (Fall 2007).

Melissa L. Caldwell

  • “Tempest in a Coffee Pot: Brewing Incivility in Russia’s Public Sphere.” In Food & Everyday Life in the Postsocialist World. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, forthcoming, 101-129.
  • “Food in Post-Soviet Eurasia: An Introduction.”  In Food & Everyday Life in the Postsocialist World.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, forthcoming.
  • ed. Food & Everyday Life in the Postsocialist World. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, forthcoming.
  • Dacha Idylls: Living Organiclly in Russia’s Countryside. Berkeley: University of California Press, Forthcoming 2010.
  • “Feeding the Body and Nourishing the Soul: Natural Foods in Postsocialist Russia.”  Food, Culture, and Society 10.1(2007): 43-71.
  • “Living the Good Life: The Work of Leisure in Russia’s Dacha Culture.”  Kultura April 1: 3-7.

Judith Carney

  • with Richard N. Rosomoff.  In the Shadows of Slaver: Africa’s Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World.  Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2009.
  • “Seeds of Memory: Botanical Legacies of the African Diaspora” in African Ethnobotany in the Americas (eds. John Rashford and Robert Vocks).  New York: Springer, forthcoming.
  • “Fields of Survival, Foods of Memory” in Geographies of Race and Foods: Fields, Bodies, Markets.  Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, forthcoming.
  • “Landscapes and Places of Memory: African Diaspora Research and Geography” in The African Diaspora and the Disciplines.  Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, forthcoming, 167-196.
  • “Reconsidering Sweetness and Power through a Gendered Lens.”  Food and Foodways 16.2:(2008) 127-134
  • “African Plants in the Columbian Exchange.”  Rekishichirigaku (The Historical Geography [Japan]) 50.1:(2008) 101-114.

Megan Carney

  • “‘Food Security’ and ‘Food Sovereignty’: What Frameworks are Best Suited for Social Equity in Food Systems. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, forthcoming.

Melanie DuPuis

  • “Sustainability and Scale: U.S. Milk Market Orders as Relocalization Policy.”  Environment Planning A.  40(8): forthcoming.
  • with Brian J. Gareau.  “From Public to Private Global Environmental Governance: Lessons from the Montreal Protocol’s Stalled Methyl Bromide Phase-Out”  Environment & Planning A. forthcoming.
  • with Sean Gillon.  “Alternative Modes of Governance: Organic as Civic Engagement.”  Agriculture and Human Values.  forthcoming.
  • with Brian J. Gareau.  “Neoliberal Knowledge: The Decline of Technocracy and the Weakening of the Montreal Protocol.”  Social Science Quarterly 89.5:(2008) 1212-1229.
  • with Daniel Block.  “Sustainability and Scale: U.S. Milk Market Orders as Relocalization Policy.”  Environmental Planning A.  40.8:(2008).

Glenda Drew

  • Visual show for gallery in San Francisco Mission District, July 2010.

Julie Guthman

  • Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism.  University of California Press, fall 2011.
  • “Teaching the Politics of Obesity: Insights into Neoliberal Embodiment and Contemporary Biopolitics.”  Antipodes, A Radical Journal of Geography 41:(forthcoming 2009).
  • “Bringing Good Food to Others: Investigating the Subjects of Alternative Food Practices.”  Cultural Geographies 15.4:(2008).
  • “”If They Only Knew”: Colorblindness and Universalism in California Alternative Food Institutions.”  The Professional Geographer 60:3(2008).
  • “Neoliberalism and the Making of Food Politics in California.”  Geoforum 39.3(2008).
  • “Thinking Inside the Neoliberal Box: The Micropolitics of Agro-Food Philanthropy.”  Geoforum 39.3(2008).

A. Breeze Harper

  • Sistah Vegan: Black Females Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society.  New York: Lantern Books (2010).

Christine McCullen

  • The White Farm Imaginary: How One Farmers Market Refetishizes the Production of Food and Limits Food Politics” In Food as Communication (ed. Janet Cramer), forthcoming.

Alia Pan

  • “Blood, Sweat, and Sugar: The Plantation in Paule Marshall’s The Chosen Place, the Timeless People, under review.

Carolyn de la Peña

  • Empty Pleasures: The Story of Artificial Sweetner from Saccharin to Splenda.  Durham, NC: University of North Carolina Press, fall 2010.
  • “Artificial Sweetener as A Historic Window on to Culturally Situated Health,” Annals of the New York Academy of Medicine, forthcoming 2009.
  • “Saccharin Sparrow,” in The Object Reader, Raiford Guins and Fiona Candlin, Eds. (NY: Routledge, 2008).
  • “Sweet Nothings: Artificial Sweetners Have Been Sold as Diet Aids for More than 50 Years. So Why Don’t We Know if They Really Work?” Health Column, Ms. Magazine, Fall 2010: 46-47.

Erika Rappaport

  • Imperial Formations: Tea and the Forging of Colonial Consumer within and beyond the British Empire, in progress.

Ben Wurgaft

  • “From Heresey to Nature: Leo Strauss’s History of Modern Epicureanism.”  Hedonic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism (ed. Wilson Shearin and Brooke Holmes).  Forthcoming.

Michael Ziser

  • “Staple-Colony Circumspection,” 70 pp chapter in Continent Ajar: Environmental Practice and Early American Literature. Forthcoming.
  • “The Pomology of Eden: Apple Culture and Early New England Poetry.” Early Modern Ecostudies: From the Florentine Codex to Shakespeare. Ed. Thomas Hallock, Ivo Kamps, and Karen L. Raber. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 193-215.
  • “Starving Heidegger: Food-Being in Modernity.” Culinary Journeys. American Comparative
  • “The Georgic Collective: Ecocriticism, Science Studies, and 19th Century Agricultural Print Culture.” Science Studies and Ecocriticism Seminar. Seventh Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Spartanburg, South Carolina. 15 June 2007.