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Katy Clune (MA, 2015) in Our State Magazine

September 3, 2015

Katy Clune (Folklore MA, 2015) is on a roll. Or maybe a sticky rice ball would be more accurate. Clune, now digital editor for the Southern Foodways Alliance, has a piece in Our State Magazine, a state-wide publication that “celebrates … Continued

Food For All Website

September 2, 2015

The website for “Food for All,” UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2015-2017 Academic Theme serves up a full helping of food studies info, campus and community groups, and events. The site was designed by recent Folklore alumna, Katy Clune. Professor Marcie Cohen Ferris … Continued

Historic Loray Mill is “Worth Saving”

July 10, 2015

From Bit + Grain (co-founded by Folklore MA Sandra Davidson!), “Worth Saving” chronicles the efforts to preserve Gastonia’s historic Loray Mill, once a the largest textile mill in the South. A combination of exceptional persistence and, crucially, federal tax credits allowed … Continued

The Latest Gravy: Jews in Natchez, Mississippi

May 26, 2015

From the Southern Foodways Alliance (text by Tina Antolini): When Robin Amer visited her Mississippi grandparents as a little girl, her most memorable experiences revolved around food. They would go to Sunday lunch at Stanton Hall, a historic plantation mansion with … Continued

Looking Back on State of the Plate

April 29, 2015

State of the Plate, the ninth meeting of the Navigating the Global American South conference and the first to examine foodways, convened in late March to examine southern foodways, histories, economies, and more. Speakers engaged the role of Lumbee Indians … Continued

Sara Camp Arnold Milam (MA, 2012) Wins James Beard Award!

April 27, 2015

  Hearty congratulations to Sara Camp Arnold Milam, who in a few short years has transformed the Southern Foodways Alliance’s Gravy from a black-and-white, twelve-page print journal to a colorful, rich, and filling sixty-page quarterly publication and biweekly podcast … and who … Continued