GAFS coordinates the Future of Food Studies graduate student conference. These meetings provide an opportunity to present research, learn about the state of the discipline, and build networks of like-minded scholars. Prominent keynote food scholars are invited to speak about their research and about the “future of food studies” more broadly.

2022: Virtual Future of Food Studies

Conference Details

Virtual Future of Food Studies Graduate Conference
Thursday, October 20th – Friday, October 21st, 2022

Please join us for the fourth annual Future of Food Studies Graduate Conference hosted by GAFS! The conference will be held virtually in October 2022, and is free to attend. 

Tentative conference schedule: 

Thursday, October 20th – opening reception to be held in the evening
Friday, October 21st, 2022 – conference sessions to be held throughout the day

Additional details (including abstract submission information) forthcoming. Please continue to check this website and the GAFS newsletter for updates. 

Have questions about the conference? Please reach out to Gwyneth Manser at