Film

Milagros Beanfield Wars: One of the main focuses of this movie is who has the right over nature. For mayordomo ecosystems and societies to survive it is needed for people to each take on responsibilities and help other to thrive. But the Milagro farmers’ livelihood is put at stake when a resort develops in their…

Music

Food doesn’t come to mind when I think of music. Since I’m trying to cover many forms of media and their relationship to food, I decided to explore the representations of food in music. With the links and the videos I have in this page you can see the varying ways food is used in…

Literature

The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abrams: In Abram’s book, he compares our modern society to traditional societies comparing the difference in connection to the nonhuman world. David Abram studies philosophy and cultural ecology and in this book, interweaves the two to make a powerful book showing what is wrong with society today and…

Poetry

Food Haiku Let’s sit for a meal Sit and eat like we used to Tell me how you feel   Where I am From Poem I am the home of fried chicken. My grandma sings Patsy Cline in the kitchen. As the oil crackles in the background Her plump, delicate fingers batter pieces of chicken…