Commensality


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Com`men`sal´i`ty


n.1.Fellowship at table; the act or practice of eating at the same table.
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The systematic exclusion by landed Christians of all kinds of landless craftspeople, meanwhile, produced another kind of local strangeness--people who were economically and sometimes ritually integrated, but excluded from kinship and commensality.
Manning Nash also outlines a trinity of "index features" of ethnicity which consists of kinship, commensality and common cult (25).
festivity, food is shared among people and means commensality.
2014), "The Taste of Freedom: Commensality, Liminality, and Return amongst Afghan Transnational Migrants in the UK and Pakistan," Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 20(3): 466-485.
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines has highlighted the link between commensality and family membership by designating the current liturgical year The Year of the Family and the Eucharist.
The topics include commensality and the organization of social relations, activism through commensality: foods and politics in a temporary vegan zone, methodological and definitional issues in the archaeology of food, drink and commensality or how to hold on to your drink in the Chalcolithic, feasting on locusts and truffles in the second millennium BCE, commensality and sharing in an Andean community in Bolivia, dissolved in liquor and life: drinkers and drinking cultures in Mo Yan's novel Liquorland, and the role of food in the life of Christians in the Roman Empire.
Rather than venal sex, these passages suggest that the connection comes from the association of commensality and music.
and employing transgressive behaviors (sex, wandering, commensality, song, dance, consumption of the meats and ambrosias, etc.
According to him, "Dress, music, poetry, dance, commensality, and rhetoric are all techniques that play crucial part in the process of sociocultural causation" (Cohen 1981, 207).
And in this specifically Italian structuring of meals, where there is no separation between children and adults, children are socialized to a distinct notion of commensality, one that entails children and adults converging around food on an almost equal status and the role of food as a bonding agent.