Carnegie Mellon University
February 05, 2015

CAS Selects "The Requiem for Rice" as Final Performance Initiative Project

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Edda Fields-Black's "The Requiem for Rice," a modern take on "Verdi's Requiem," has been selected as the third and final project in Carnegie Mellon University's Center for the Arts in Society's (CAS) Performance Initiative. Fields-Black, associate professor of history, will use the project to bring the records, stories and lives of Africans enslaved on low country rice plantations to life.

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