Food Rules and Rituals: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2023


Forthcoming July 2024


Edited by Mark McWilliams

United States Naval Academy

Food Rules and Rituals includes selected papers from the 2023 Oxford Food Symposium. Grounded in a number of different disciplines, writers from around the globe consider how rules and rituals structure the experiences and meanings of consuming foods in a wide variety of

Table of Contents (click on chapter title for chapter abstracts)

Chapter 5, Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus

Chapter 8, Noel Buttigieg

Chapter 11, Scott A. Cochrane

Chapter 19,  Jack Hanlon

Chapter 20, Laura Kitchings

Chapter 21, Petra Kopf, Susan Weingarten

Chapter 33, Richard Warren Shepro

Chapter 36, Kate Thomas