The twenty seventh annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival ™ of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! ™ Festival) officially kicks off with Dinner "Inspired by Zora," a buffet-style feast based on the book Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food by highly regarded author, food anthropologist and Babson College professor, Fred Opie, Ph.D.
The event, which lasts from 6-8 PM on January 23, will also include a talk by Dr. Opie
on Florida's historic foodways as presented in Ms. Hurston's work.
Author, food anthropologist and Babson College professor, Fred Opie, Ph.D
"The annual Zora Neale Hurston festival is a sensational event that pays homage to an important contributor to the North American literary Canon as well as the study of the US South and the Caribbean," says Dr. Fred Opie, PH.D.
About Fred Opie, Ph.D.
Dr. Frederick Douglas Opie is Professor of History and Foodways at Babson College in Massachusetts and is one of the nation's foremost authorities on Food Traditions; Food Systems; Elections; Movements; and Migrations.
In addition to Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food, Dr. Opie
also authored Hog and Hominy, Upsetting the Apple Cart and Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala 1882-1923.
Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food by Fred Opie
, Ph.D.Dinner and talk by Dr. Opie
on Florida's historic foodways at 27th Annual ZORA!