Slimming Down Soul Food: A Study of African American Cookbooks

With Dr. Mark Johnson


The Africana Studies Program invites you to participate in this semester’s Lunch Talk Series showcasing Faculty Research.

Dr. Mark Johnson, UTC Department of History, presents Slimming Down Soul Food: A Study of African American Cookbooks.


Monday, February 8, 2021, 12:00-1:00

Zoom: https://tennessee.zoom.us/ j/98430764266

Password: 165214


Dr. Mark A. Johnson, from Milwaukee, teaches at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He graduated in 2016 with a Ph.D. in History from the University of Alabama. Previously, he earned an M.A. from the University of Maryland and B.A. from Purdue University. He’s the author of An Irresistible History of Alabama Barbecue (The History Press, 2017) and Rough Tactics: Black Performance in Political Spectacles, 1877-1932 (University Press of Mississippi, 2021). Currently, he’s working on a cultural history of bacon.


Questions?  Email Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel at Susan-Eckelmann@utc.edu.

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