Interdisciplinary Studies

Food Conference

Winthrop University's 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference

February 21-23, 2019

This conference focuses on the growth, consumption, environmental impacts, art, politics, marketing, history, and economics of food worldwide. It is open to faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, activists, and community professionals.

Registration: Conference registration will increase by $5.00 starting February 14th

  • Conference Events
    • Keynote Address: John T. Edge presents "Yazoo Soul Food and Mexican Po-Boys: Pasts and Futures of Southern Foodways"
    • Keynote Reception at Rock Hill Brewing Co (catered by Dan the "Pigman" Huntley) Register Here
    • Chow Club Atlanta Ethiopian Dinner - monthly underground supper club that features immigrant chefs from around the world (Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church)  Tickets: SOLD OUT
    • YoCo Brew Trail beginning at Slow Play Brewing (274 Columbia Avenue) ***CASH PAYMENT of $20.00 to be paid at the beginning of the Brew Trail (Saturday, February 23 at 2:00pm)


Food Conference 2019 Poster


Conference Logo designed by Wesley Fry, a Visual Communication Design major at Winthrop University.

Information to previous Interdisciplinary Conferences:
Water In the World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Access and Sustainability