WILLIAMSTOWN -- Diane Purkiss, a historian and fellow in English at Keble College in Oxford, will speak at Williams College on Thursday, Feb. 28. The talk, titled "The Most Underrated Food in Europe, or Eating Well in England," will take place at 6:30 p. m. in Griffin Hall, room 3. The talk will include a tasting of iconic British cheeses and is free and open to the public.
In her talk, Purkiss will offer a glance at English restaurant and domestic menus from the Middle Ages to the present.
The event is sponsored by the Sustainable Food & Agriculture Program, college council, committee for undergraduate life, the lecture committee, history department, and the dean’s office. For info: williams.edu.