"The Jemima Code: A Gallery of Cooks Share Their Wisdom," a talk by Toni Tipton-Martin


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  • Host Department: race
  • Date: 01/22/2013
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Location: William L. Clements Library Great Hall, 909 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

  • Description:

    Tipton-Martin's presentation will examine the way that African American cookbooks dispute the myth of Aunt Jemima and reveal the values, work ethic and culinary proficiencies that these early American role models recorded in their cookbooks.  Tipton-Martin is a Founding Member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and Foodways in Texas, founder  and director of the SANDE Youth Project, and a culinary historian and journalist. Her forthcoming book is called The Jemima Code.