Sociologist Priscilla Ferguson on Thanksgiving

Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson is a Columbia sociologist who thinks and writes a lot about food. In her 2014 book, Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food, Ferguson argues that today, conversation about food can even trump its consumption. Her interest in “cuisinology” makes her the perfect person to talk about Thanksgiving.

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