• Dana Ferrante

    Dana Ferrante is a web content producer for BU Today and a Metropolitan College MLA candidate in gastronomy; she can be reached at dferr@bu.edu. Profile

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  1. Is it now acceptable to construct racial and gender stereotypes about people based on food? According to Ms. Contois, white men compensate for their inadequacies by eating burgers, nachos and bacon. Would BU Today so easily laud an academic who draws sociological conclusions about black men based on a presumed preference for fried chicken, watermelon and collard greens? What if Ms. Contois espoused a thesis about a connection between consuming noodles and the high incomes of straight Asian women? Reasonable people should reject this type of racial and gender stereotyping.

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