Food, Gender and Media. The Trinity of Bad Taste: A Conversation with Karen Klitgaard Povlsen

Jonatan Leer, Katrine Meldgaard Kjær

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Food, Gender and Media – the Trinity of Bad Taste:
Since she began working in the field in the mid-1980s, associate professor in media studies at Aarhus University Karen Klitgaard Povlsen has been one of most important scholars in the field of cultural food studies in Denmark. She is particularly interested in food in relation to gender and media, and has published widely on the subject. In this interview, she provides a Danish perspective
on the study of food and gender, including a brief history of the area and her thoughts on its current status and potentials. Povlsen argues that while gender studies do not enjoy the same prominence today as they did in the 1970s and 1980s, food studies has gained terrain and offers new ways of doing innovative, intersectional analyses of identity and everyday life in contemporary
mediatized societies.
Original languageEnglish
JournalKvinder, Køn & Forskning
Issue number3-4
Pages (from-to)15-18
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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