Pig Out — Hogs and Humans in Global and Historical Context

Pig Out Conference Presenters

Confirmed Speakers

Colman Andrews …
… is the editorial director of The Daily Meal. He won six James Beard awards for journalism during his tenure as editor-in-chief of Saveur magazine.
Benjamin Arbuckle …
… is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he directs the ‘Central Anatolian Pastoralism Project.’
Febe Armanios …
… is Associate Professor of History at Middlebury College and author of Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt (Oxford University Press, 2011).
Alexander Blanchette …
… is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Studies at Tufts University and a Ciriacy-Wantrup Visiting Scholar in Geography at the University of California at Berkeley.
Colleen Glenney Boggs …
… is Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at Dartmouth College where she is also the Director of the Leslie Center for the Humanities. She is the author of Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity (Columbia University Press, 2013).
Bob Comis …
… is a writer, vegan, animal welfare advocate, former pig farmer, and current operator of In Line Farm, a vegetable farm in upstate New York.
Jan Dutkiewicz …
… is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at the New School for Social Research.
Robin Derby …
… is associate professor of Latin American history at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her current book project treats demonic animal apparitions in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and is entitled Fera Bestia: Sorcery as History in the Haitian-Dominican Borderlands.
Barry Estabrook …
… is a James Beard Award winning food journalist and the author of several books including Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Guide to Sustainable Meat (W. W. Norton, 2015).
Mark Essig …
… is a historian and the author of Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig (Basic Books, May 2015).
Thomas Fleischman …
… is Writer-in-Residence at the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia at New York University.
Aaron Gross …
… is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego and the author of The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications (Columbia University Press 2015).
Lori Gruen …
… is Professor of Philosophy, Environmental Studies, and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, Coordinator of Wesleyan Animal Studies, and the author and editor of numerous books including Ethics and Animals (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
Greger Larson …
… is Director of Palaeogenomics and the Bio-Archaeology Research Network in the School of Archaeology at University of Oxford.
Peter Li …
… is Associate Professor of East Asian Politics at the University of Houston-Downtown and China Policy Advisor to the Humane Society International.
Catherine McNeur …
… is Assistant Professor of History at Portland State University and the author of Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City (Harvard University Press, 2014).
James McWilliams …
… is Professor of History at Texas State University at San Marcos and the author of numerous books including The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals (Thomas Dunne Books, 2015).
Brett Mizelle …
… is Associate Professor of American Studies at California State University at Long Beach and the author of Pig (Reaktion Books, 2011).
Marcy Norton …
… is Associate Professor of History at George Washington University and the author of Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World (Cornell University Press, 2008).
Philip Piper …
… is Associate Professor in Archaeology at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Gabriel Rosenberg …
… is Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies at Duke University and author of The 4-H Harvest: Sexuality and the State in Rural America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015).
Jordan Rosenblum …
… is Belzer Professor of Classical Judaism at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and the author of Food and Identity in Early Rabbinic Judaism (Cambridge University Press, 2010).
Mindi Schneider …
… is Assistant Professor and Convenor of the Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies program at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands.
James Scott …
… is the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology at Yale University where he also co-directs the Program in Agrarian Studies.
Brad Weiss …
… is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at William and Mary College and author of several books including Street Dreams and HipHop Barbershops: Global Fantasy and Popular Practice in Urban Tanzania (Indiana University Press, 2009).
Rebecca Woods …
… is Lecturer in History and a member of the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University and the author of The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800–1900 (University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming).
Jeff Yoskowitz …
… is a journalist, author, chef, and the publisher of the website The Pork Memoirs.

Last updated 20 October 2015 (Tuesday) at 10:06:08 EDT