Carnegie Mellon University
September 16, 2015

A Dialogue in Charleston & A Watch Party in Pittsburgh

Rice in Gullah Geechee Culture and History

A Dialogue in Charleston & A Watch Party in Pittsburgh


Jonathan Green is a nationally acclaimed and awarded professional artist. Founder of the Lowcountry Rice Culture Forum

Edda L. Fields-Black is an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Department of History. Producer and Librettist of “The Requiem for Rice”

Moderated By:

Simon Keith Lewis, Professor, College of Charleston, Department of English

Dialogue Location:

College of Charleston, School of Science and Math, 202 Calhoun Street, 1st Floor Auditorium

Watch Party Location:

Carnegie Mellon University, Baker Hall, Giant Eagle Auditorium

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Sponsored by “the Requiem for Rice”, a Carnegie Mellon University Center for the Arts in Society Performance Initiative.

Co-spnsored by Lowcountry Rice Culture, Color of Music, and the Univesity of Pittsburgh African Heritage Classroom Committee

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