27 April 2017
Transforming Millets: Strategies and Struggles in Changing Taste in Madurai
Drawing on ethnographic evidence collected through field research in and around the city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, this paper explores how the particularities of Tamil history and cultural values shape the current confused status of millets there.
15 December 2014
Environmentalist Food Localization and Ethnographic Accounts of Tamil Hindu Place-Based Identities
This paper presents Hindu philosophy as the foundation for an environmentalist ethics conducive to local food systems and the host of social, personal, and environmental benefits that local food advocates associate with those systems.