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The 2016 Townsend Lecture: “Boardinghouse Reach: Foodways, Gender, and Southern Cultures”

Presented by USC, College of Arts and Sciences at Capstone Conference Center, Campus Room, Columbia SC

Sep 15 2016
The 2016 Townsend Lecture: “Boardinghouse Reach: Foodways, Gender, and Southern Cultures”

We invite you to join the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2016 Townsend Lecture as we welcome Elizabeth Engelhardt, the John Shelton Reed Distinguished Professor of Southern Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Boardinghouses, commonly run by Southern women, served as the foundation of Southern cuisine and the backdrop to many of the South’s defining moments on race, gender and social class. Foodways, as defined in the humanities, is the study of how we eat, what

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Admission is free and open to the public.

Contact: 8037779201


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Additional time info:

Lecture begins at 7:30 p.m.; book signing immediately following

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Capstone Conference Center, Campus Room

902 Barnwell Street, Columbia, SC 29208



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