A Panel Discussion about
Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked: Requiem for Rice
Discussion and Performance at ASEH 2023
Friday, March 24, 2023
Edda L. Fields-Black,
“Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked: Requiem for Rice” memorializes the sufferings and sacrifices of Africans enslaved on Lowcountry South Carolina and Georgia Rice plantations and celebrate the critical role their ingenuity, technology, and industry played in the economy of the US South. Dr. Edda Fields-Black wrote the libretto, the text from which the project is based from primary sources. Three-time EMMY Award winning composer John Wineglass, composed the original score for orchestra, choir, and soloists.