A Taste of the Middle East

Professor Febe Armanios and her HIST/ARAB 303 (Food in the Middle East: A History) class is featured on Williams Today – The Latest From the College in an article by Kim Catley entitled A Taste of the Middle East.  Professor Armanios is visiting from Middlebury College, where she is Professor of History and co-Director of the Axinn Center for the Humanities. She specializes in the history of Christian communities in the Middle East (especially Egypt’s Copts), Muslim-Christian relations, as well as food history and media studies. She is also a specialist in the history of non-Muslim communities within the Ottoman Empire, particularly in the early modern period.