Beyond "The Dream" 2018 - Dr. Jessica B. Harris

Category: Lectures & Discussions

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018


6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Kobacker Hall - Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43402

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Dr. Jessica B. Harris is one of a handful of African Americans who have achieved prominence in the culinary world. She holds a Ph.D from NYU, teaches English at Queens College, and lectures internationally. Her articles have appeared in Vogue, Food & Wine, Essence, and The New York Times. Considered one of the most preeminent scholars of the food of the African Diaspora, she has been inducted into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who in Food and Beverage in America and recently helped the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of African American History and Culture to conceptualize its cafeteria. Book signing immediately following the program.

The Bowling Green Philharmonia will perform Joseph Schwantner's New Morning For The World: "Daybreak of Freedom," written to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Narrating this piece will be BGSU alumnus Dr. Uzee Brown, chair of the Department of Music at Morehouse College.

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