Sunday, March 24, 2013

Food History Symposiums and Conferences 2013 pt.2

15 events in the USA and Europe

April 4-6 Our Barbecue, Ourselves. 3rd Annual Foodways Texas symposium. Austin, TX HERE

Apr 20 Traditions and Transformations: An Interdisciplinary Food Studies Conference. California State University. Fullerton, CA HERE

Apr 21 Five a Day: Part 1 – Vegetables. Leeds Symposium on Food History and Traditions. York, UK HERE

Apr 26-27 Food and Hospitals: an historical perspective. Brussels, Belgium HERE

April 29 Kitchen and Table in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America Symposium. Bard Graduate Center. NYC HERE

June 2-7 Barbara Ketcham Wheaton's seminar: Reading Historic Cookbooks: A Structured Approach. Harvard Un. Cambridge MA HERE

June 21-23 Foodways in the Northeast II: A Second Helping. The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife. Historic Deerfield. MA HERE

July 5-7 Food and Material Culture. Oxford Food Symposium. Oxford UK HERE

July 11-12 Food in History. Anglo-American Conference. London UK HERE


Sept 12-13 Women, Work and Food. Graduate Student Conference, University of Mississippi, MS HERE

Sept 16-20 Food and major exhibitions in the 19th and 20th centuries. ICREFH conference. Brussels, Belgium HERE

Sept 27-29 Corn! Kendall College School for Culinary Arts, Chicago, IL HERE

Oct 3-6: 16th Southern Foodways Symposium. Oxford, MS HERE

Oct 15-16 University of Texas Third International Conference on Food Studies. Austin, TX HERE


Jan 2014 Cooking up the Low Countries: Textual and Visual Representations of Culinary Culture in Belgium and the Netherlands (16th-21st century). The first Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food in the Low Countries HERE

For previous symposiums and conferences click HERE

©2013 Patricia Bixler Reber


  1. Great list! Did any of these symposia generate any publications? If they did, where can copies of such publications be acquired?

  2. There are two that I know who publish some old symposium papers - Oxford and Leeds:

    Or go to online used book sales or try interlibrary loan.


  3. Sure thing! It seems the links didn't come through and have to be cut and pasted.