Funded PhD in Food and Performance - deadline 5th May

Rice paper box detail, food for   Staying  by Oreet Ashery, 2010

Rice paper box detail, food for  Staying by Oreet Ashery, 2010

We are very excited to announce that Roehampton University is offering a new PhD in Food and Performance, based in the department of Drama, Theatre and Performance, in conjunction with Blanch & Shock. The PhD will be supervised by Dr Josh Abrams, whose own research focuses on the restaurant as a site of performance. In addition, the candidate will spend research time with Blanch & Shock.

The deadline for applications is 5th May.

More information from Dr Josh Abrams:

We welcome proposals from applicants with research interests in any area linking performance and food studies, including but not limited to exploring the idea of food as an art practice, food’s function in the expression of ideas, questions around food and the performance of identity, food made in collaboration with other media, and notions of culinary authenticity. The applicant will have an involvement with Roehampton’s Interdisciplinary Food Studies Research Group.

For full funding and application details, visit