Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), 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://www.facebook.com/eatingotherwise
http://eatingotherwise.wordpress.com/

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

The Eating Otherwise Organising Committee

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian