When you close your eyes and picture a pig, what do you see? A curly, spring-like tail? A pink belly caked in mud? A curious snout nosing at the dirt or a trough? If I asked you to imagine pigs … Continue reading “On Alex Blanchette’s Porkopolis: American Animality, Standardized Life, and the Factory Farm“
Claire Bunschoten is a PhD candidate in American Studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She studies issues of food, materiality, and popular culture.