Now available on Apple Podcasts! The first 5 episodes of PRESERVES, the Manitoba Food History Project podcast, are available for you to download. Transcripts and credits for each episode are on our website at http://www.manitobafoodhistory.ca.
Sign up for our new University of Winnipeg field course: The Manitoba Food History Truck! 2 weeks. 3 credit hours. No prerequisites. Registration opens March 2019 — see https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/.
Manitoba Food History M.A. Fellowship
My latest SSHRC-funded research project is the Manitoba Food History Project. I’m honoured that the Oral History Centre‘s Kimberley Moore and Kent Davies are collaborators on this research. The project’s two key research questions are: “How has food been produced, sold, and consumed in Manitoba?” and “How has this changed over time?” Interested in learningContinue reading “Manitoba Food History Project”
The Oral History Centre Classroom (2B23, Bryce Hall, University of Winnipeg) was transformed into a functioning kitchen over this summer, thanks to an Experiential Learning Fund grant.
If you love comedy and Canadian immigrant stories, you’ve probably been watching Kim’s Convenience. This great CBC series is based on the award-winning play of the same name by Ins Choi. The play’s script was published by House of Anansi Press; reading it doesn’t do justice to the play, though, as it really comes aliveContinue reading “Kim’s Convenience: A Conversation with Ins Choi at the University of Winnipeg”
UPDATE: This research is now completed, and I am no longer conducting interviews. Thanks to all for sharing your stories, which are archived at the University of Winnipeg’s Oral History Centre.
#foodstudies2016 “Scarborough Fare: Global Foodways and Local Foods in a Transnational City” was the first joint conference of 3 major food studies organizations: the Association for the Study of Food and Society; the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society; the Canadian Association for Food Studies; and the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition.Continue reading “Scarborough Fare 2016”