Part of the "Add Food and Stir" 7th Annual Conference Globalizing the Community College Curriculum
The keynote speaker of this talk is Dr Gary Paul Nabhan, Kellogg Endowed Chair of the Southwest Center at the University of Arizona
Dr Nabhan is a Lebanese-American who has spent time in his family's villages, homes, and convents in Lebanon, Oman, and Syria. Among his 34 solely authored, co-authored or edited volumes are Arab/American: Landscape, Culture and Cuisine in Two Great Deserts and Desert Terroir: Exploring the Unique Flavors and Sundry Places of the Borderlands. For two decades he has been tracing the agricultural, culinary and linguistic diffusion of seeds, trees, recipes and farming practices from the Middle East to the Americas.
This talk will be held at the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona.