History and Culture of Barbecue With John Shelton Reed

Thursday, Aug. 26 | 7-8 p.m. (EDT)
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Is there anything Tar Heels like to debate more than barbecue? Learn about the history, culture, techniques, meats and sauces that make barbecue the most discussable food in the South with John Shelton Reed, UNC Professor Emeritus, author of three books on barbecue and co-founder of the Campaign for Real Barbecue.


About John Shelton Reed

John Shelton Reed taught at UNC for 31 years. He retired as the William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor of sociology and the director of the Howard Odum Institute for Research in Social Science.

He has written 23 books, almost all about the South. He also co-founded the Center for the Study of the American South at UNC and the Campaign for Real Barbecue.

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