Foraged cuisines, culinary labs: A food studies lens on the biopolitics and bioart of rewilding.
Allison Carruth is Associate Professor of English and faculty director of the Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) at UCLA. Her research and teaching fields include literature and science, the environmental humanities, food studies and American Studies. She is the author of Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food (Cambridge UP 2013) and co-author with Amy L. Tigner of Literature and Food Studies (forthcoming). A co-founder of the public art project Play the LA River, she is involved in ongoing collaborations with artists, scientists and media makers.