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    Dillard Chair to Host First Holiday Seder at an HBCU PDF Print E-mail
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    culinary-historian-jessica-b-harris.492.325.cJessica B. Harris holds the Ray Charles Chair in African American Material Culture at Dillard University. She will be part of the first official Seder at an HBCU.

    A culinary historian and author,  Harris will give a free public lecture at 6 p.m. in the Bennie G. Thompson Academic and Civil Rights Research Center at Tougaloo, relating African-American food traditions to the Jewish Passover Seder tradition. Harris, a noted expert on African-American food history, is the author of 11 cookbooks documenting foods and foodways of the African Diaspora.

    Read more about this historical event here...

    The Washington Post also reports on this event here...





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