CFP: Eating Otherwise, Lancaster University, 28th February and 1st March 2015

Posted by Matt Foley on September 15, 2014 in News tagged with , ,

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February – 1st March 2015

Lancaster University, Department of English and Creative Writing

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We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled ‘Eating Otherwise’. The conference will be held at Lancaster University, Department of English & Creative Writing on the 28th of February and 1st of March 2015.

The main areas of investigation include but are not limited to: 

– Food in literature / literary food;
– Food in Films and TV;
– Food in Art;
– Food in Philosophy;
– Food and (Bio)politics;
– Food and Technology;
– Food and the Body;
– Food, Places, Memory;
– Food Movements;
– Food and Animals;
– Food and Sex (Aphrodisiac Food, Food in Pornography, Food Porn);
– Sacred/Profane Food;
– Sinister/Subversive/Gothic Food;
– Posthuman Food;
– Gendered Eating;
– Cannibalism;
– Scatophagy;
– Placentophagy;
– Food and Queer Theory;
– Healthy Eating/Eating Disorders;
– Pleasurable/Shameful Eating.

Please see the conference webpages for more details and the full CFP

Abstracts to be sent by the 1st of October 2014 to the email, alongside any questions. 

The Eating Otherwise Organising Committee

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