2014/2015

WITT Doris (États-Unis)

Durée du séjour : 02/01/15 au 31/05/15 ???????????????????????????????

Université d’origine -Ville – Pays : University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, États-Unis          

Fonction : Associate Professor, Department of English

Education
D., University of Iowa College of Law, 2007, with highest distinction, Order of the Coif
D., English, University of Virginia, 1995
A., English, University of Virginia, 1987
A., English, Centre College, 1984, summa cum laude

Teaching Interests
Writers on Food
Food Studies and Popular Culture
Vietnam in the Literary and Cultural Imagination
Post-World War II American Literature and Culture

Professional Activities
Central Steering Committee, University of Iowa’s inaugural “theme semester” project, “Food for Thought,” 2014-15
Editorial Board, Food, Culture, and Society

Book-in-Progress

  • Collection of interlinked essays on the themes of trust and transparency in 20th and early 21st century literature and cultural discourse related to food, culture, and law. Covers the period between the publication of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle (1906) to Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma (2006).

Prior Book

  • Black Hunger: Soul Food and America, 1999, 2004

 

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