I received both of my graduate degrees in Anthropology from the University of Toronto, after having completed a first degree in English Languages and Literature in the United States Since my initial work with the Őmie of Papua New Guinea, focused on the rare form of gender specific group...
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)