Read Smart Book Discussion - The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty

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Thursday, December 10, 2020
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 12/10/2020 19:00 12/10/2020 20:00 Read Smart Book Discussion - The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty

Join us for a facilitated conversation about The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South. Twitty's acclaimed history is the winner of the James Beard Award for Writing and Book of the Year.

About the book: A renowned culinary historian offers a fresh perspective on our most divisive cultural issue, race, in this illuminating memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces his ancestry—both black and white—through food, from Africa to America and slavery to freedom. (quoted from Harper Collins website).

"The most powerful food read of the year." -- Wall St. Journal

Our discussion will be facilitated by T'ana Williams, NC State Master of Science in Communication Candidate ('21) and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

We hope you will join us! Please register here. Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to the discussion.

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Event Description

Join us for a facilitated conversation about The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South. Twitty's acclaimed history is the winner of the James Beard Award for Writing and Book of the Year.

About the book: A renowned culinary historian offers a fresh perspective on our most divisive cultural issue, race, in this illuminating memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces his ancestry—both black and white—through food, from Africa to America and slavery to freedom. (quoted from Harper Collins website).

"The most powerful food read of the year." -- Wall St. Journal

Our discussion will be facilitated by T'ana Williams, NC State Master of Science in Communication Candidate ('21) and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

We hope you will join us! Please register here. Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to the discussion.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola
919-513-3481

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.

Accessibility

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, such as live captioning, please contact Marian Fragola at marian_fragola@ncsu.edu or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.

Book cover for The Cooking Gene featuring a photo of Michael W. Twitty

Book cover for The Cooking Gene featuring a photo of Michael W. Twitty