Reign of Rice Lecture Series
Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet presents three programs with the theme Cultural Linkages of Rice Heritage throughout the African Diaspora for the 2018 Reign of Rice Lecture Series. Providing information about the complexity of Gullah Geechee heritage through the production of rice, each presentation is at 1 p.m. in the Wall Lowcountry Center Complex. Program dates and topics: January 20, Anthony E. Dixon, Ph.D., Gullah as a Diaspora; February 17, Birgitta Johnson, Ph.D., Enduring Memories of Africa: Music, Song, and Dance of the Gullah Geechee People; and March 17, Gillian Richards-Greaves, Ph.D., the linguistic, cultural, and ritual expressions of the African Diaspora. Free with garden admission. Seating must be reserved by calling 843-235-6049.