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Making Middle Eastern Cuisine

By: | posted on: Jun 8, 2019

Date(s) - 06/08/2019
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium


Free USD
Contact Person:
Maddie Fisher

Center for Contemporary Arab Studies

Join Georgetown’s CCAS and Freer|Sackler for a lively afternoon centered around the culinary traditions of Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria

About this Event

Featured Speakers

Annia Ciezadlo

Author of Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War, a mixture of memoir and reportage about daily civilian life and their struggle over food during wartime in Beirut and Baghdad. Day of Honey won the American Book Award and the James Beard Foundation Awards (finalist, Writing and Literature.)

Reem Kassis

Author of the popular cookbook, The Palestinian Table, winner of the 2018 Guild of Food Writers First Book Award and nominated for 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award.

Laila El-Haddad

Co-author of the acclaimed cookbook, The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey, named the “Best Arab Cuisine Book” by Gourmand Magazine and author of Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting, and Everything In Between.

Other speakers include Tony Tahhan, Anne Meneley and Adel Iskandar.

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Speakers’ books will be available for sale in the Freer|Sackler gift shop.

This event is made possible in part by funding from a US Department of Education Title VI grant.

Please reach out with any questions and for information about accessibility to Maddie Fisher at A good faith effort will be made for accommodation requests submitted on or before June 1,2019.

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