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Food Scholars Maricel Presilla and Jessica B. Harris

Above is a panel filmed at the Atlantic World Foodways, An International Interdisciplinary Conference Featuring Scholars and Chefs presented by the Atlantic World Research Network. The panel includes Maricel Presilla a Culinary Historian, James Beard award-winning chef, and author of the 2013 James Beard Best Cookbook: Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America (Latin America/Spain) Jessica Harris is Professor of Literature and Culture at Queens College and the leading scholar of black Atlantic foodways. 

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Conference Information: http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/

Jessica Harris Author Interview 2011 on High on the Hog [Listen Now 46 min 15 sec] http://onpoint.wbur.org/2011/02/04/african-food-history-soul

Studying, Marketing and Cooking Lowcountry Food

New York City History Through the Lens of Food, Music, and Art