Gullah Geechee Program
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
Ron Daise, Vice-president for Creative Education and Gullah descendant, will present an entertaining and informative program about the culture, food, language, and history of the Gullah Geechee people. The program will be in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and is free with garden admission.
The Reign of Rice Lecture Series
Saturday, March 12
Melissa Cooper, Ph.D., will conclude the Reign of Rice series with “Women’s Work: Gendering the Gullah Experience in the Fields and in the National Imagination.” Cooper is Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Southern Studies, USC, Columbia.Her lecture is at 1 p.m. in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and is free with garden admission. “The Continuing Evolution of Rice Heritage” is the theme of the 2016 “The Reign of Rice Lecture Series.” Programs inform guests about the complexity of Gullah Geechee heritage through the production of rice.