Synopsis: Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Judith Carney, is Professor of Geography at University of California, Los Angeles. Her lecture is "Black Rice, The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas."
Start Time: Friday, February 23, 2018 3:00 PM
End Time: Friday, February 23, 2018 4:30 PM
Location: Tillett Hall
Address: 53 Avenue E
Campus: Livingston
Room: 226
City, State, Country: Piscataway, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Sponsor: Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Department of Geography
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://uaa.rutgers.edu
Contact Name: Cara M. Macaluso
Contact Email: caramac@echo.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-0341
Additional Information: Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Judith Carney, is Professor of Geography at University of California, Los Angeles. Her research centers on African ecology and development, food security, gender and agrarian change, and African contributions to new World environmental history. Recent publications study the human usage of mangrove systems in West Africa, the significance of recent genetic sequencing of African rice, and African foodways in the Americas. Her lecture, Black Rice, The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas, is Friday, February 23, 2018, 3:00pm 4:30pm, Tillet Hall, Room 226, Livingston Campus.