I studied social anthropology at Carleton University (BA 1984) and the University of Toronto (MA 1985, Ph.D. 1992) and came to the University of Guelph in 1993. I am interested in how forms of inequality are produced and reproduced socially and culturally through historical practices and changes...
Dr. Elizabeth Finnis Publishes New Edited Volume, "Reimagining Marginalized Foods"
Dr. Elizabeth Finnis' new edited volume, Reimagining Marginalized Foods: Global Processes, Local Places has just been released by University of Arizona Press.
"With globalization has come an increased focus on food—where it comes from, how it is transported, who eats it, and what cultural significance it has. This volume brings together ethnographically based anthropological analyses of shifting meanings and representations associated with the foods, ingredients, and cooking practices that of marginalized and/or indigenous cultures. Contributors are particularly interested in how these foods intersect with politics, nationhood and governance, identity, authenticity, and conservation." (Read more on the publisher's page)