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ASEH 2023

March 22-26, 2023

Hilton Boston Back Bay



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A Panel Discussion about

Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked: Requiem for Rice

Discussion and Performance at ASEH 2023

Friday, March 24, 2023

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Hilton Boston Back Bay, Fenway Room


Moderator:

Tiya Miles, Michael Garvey Professor of History and Radcliffe Alumnae Professor, Harvard University


Panelists:

Edda L. Fields-Black, Executive Producer and Librettist, Associate Professor of History, Carnegie Mellon University

John Wineglass, Composer, Three-time Emmy winner

“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.

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