Tuesday February 12, 2013

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.

Purkiss will offer a glance at English restaurant and domestic menus from the Middle Ages to the present. The talk will include a tasting of iconic British cheeses and is free and open to the public.