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St Mary’s to host interdisciplinary food conference

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The School of Arts and Humanities at St Mary’s University, Twickenham is to host Digesting Modernity: an interdisciplinary study of food, a one day conference on Saturday 18th April. The conference will reflect the diversity of current postgraduate and post-doctoral work in food studies with topics ranging from ethical food production to the metaphorical use of food in modern literature. Conference keynote speaker is Senior Lecturer in History at Liverpool Hope University, Dr Bryce Evans, who will present his research Selling Out the Revolution for a Plate of Beans. St Mary’s Professor of English Literature Prof Allan H. Simmons will deliver the Plenary paper to conclude the day. St Mary’s PhD student Kim Salmons says, “St Mary's is pleased to host a one day interdisciplinary conference on food which will consider food in popular culture, food in modern literature, and the ethical dilemmas of modern day food technologies.” The conference will be held in the Waldegrave Drawing Room at St Mary’s Strawberry Hill Campus from 10am and costs £25, with free entry for St Mary’s students. The price includes lunch, tea/coffee, strawberry cream tea and a vin d’honneur. To book please visit the online booking website or for more information please contact Kim Salmons at kim.salmons@stmarys.ac.uk.
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