Food and Foodways
Teaching with Food History
John Rosinbum | Jun 4, 2019Combining economic, cultural, and social histories in an engaging way, food history shines during year-end reviews.
Cindy R. Lobel (1970–2018)
Megan J. Elias and Timothy Gilfoyle | Feb 11, 2019The history community mourns the loss of Cindy R. Lobel, who died on October 2.
Deeper Than Deep-Dish
Elizabeth Elliott | Nov 1, 2018Reporter Steve Dolinsky sampled 101 pies to piece together Chi-Town’s complete pizza profile.
AHA Member Spotlight: Nicole Tarulevicz
Matthew Keough | May 29, 2018Nicole Tarulevicz is senior lecturer of history and Asian studies at the University of Tasmania (Australia). Her research interests include food history and Southeast Asia.
Food in the West
Julia M. Gossard | Mar 29, 2018Students in Julia M. Gossard's Western Civilization course use Northwestern University Knight Lab's TimelineJS to create a digital chronology of the history of food.
Kaete O'Connell | Dec 4, 2017Last winter while leafing through the Official File at the Truman Library for material on Herbert Ho...
AHA Member Spotlight: Scott Alves Barton
Matthew Keough | Jun 6, 2017Scott Alves Barton is developing a collaborative multi-media project studying food and foodways.
Baguettes and Roses: An Interview with Alice Waters, Food Revolutionary
Allison Miller | Apr 3, 2017The National Endowment for the Humanities celebrated its 50th anniversary last September with a conf...
The Muddled History of the Denver Omelet
Rick Halpern | Jan 8, 2017The Denver omelet is a near ubiquitous offering on diner and greasy spoon menus across the country, ...