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

contact email: eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

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
https://facebook.com/eatingotherwise

http://eatingotherwise.wordpress.com

Abstracts to be sent by the 1st of October 2014 to the email addresseatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com, alongside any questions. 

The Eating Otherwise Organising Committee

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