Food and Displacement: Cooking as Refuge, Resistance, and Memory
(featuring Anne Meneley, Adel Iskandar, and Laila El-Haddad)
This panel brings together scholars and documentarians to discuss the role of food in displaced Syrian and Palestinian communities.
Writing Middle Eastern Cuisine: Recipes, Stories, and Politics
(featuring Tony Tahhan, Reem Kassis, and Annia Ciezadlo)
This roundtable discussion on food writing features perspectives from journalism, cookbook publishing, and creative writing. Panelists will share advice and stories from their experiences writing about the diverse cuisines of the Levant.
This conference was hosted in the Summer of 2019. It is hosted on Status/الوضع in collaboration with the Georgetown Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the Freer Sackler
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