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Thu, Apr 18


The Rice Museum

Living with Water, Symposium

Addressing the Challenges of Living with Water on the South Carolina Coast

Living with Water, Symposium
Living with Water, Symposium

Time & Location

Apr 18, 2024, 4:30 PM

The Rice Museum , 633 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA


About the event


This symposium intends to address the complex question of living along the coast of South Carolina by examining the historical, cultural, ecological, and social research to be better equipped to address the challenges of living with water. 


Kevin Dawson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor University of California. 

Liquid Motion: Canoeing in Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora

Michael Piehler, Ph.D. Director of the Department of Ecological Studies University of North Carolina

Past Present and Future: The Changing Coastline of South Carolina

Zenobia Harper, Director of the Charles Joyner Institute of Gullah and African Diaspora Studies Coastal Carolina University 

Da Water Brought Us: The Gullah Perspective of Water

Don Quattlebaum, White House Plantation, Georgetown, SC 

21st Century Rice Planter: Managing Water for 200 years


  • $75.00 Admission (Rice Museum Members Note: VIP discount code emailed to you. Use at checkout for the member discount.)
  • $35 Students with ID

This price includes all lectures, meet and greet cocktail party on April 18, and lunch on April 19. Times TBD will be announced ASAP.


There are no reductions for children and no partial registrations. For more information contact The Rice Museum email at:


  • 2 hours

    April 18: Meet & Greet + Cocktail Party

    The Rice Museum

  • 8 hours

    April 19: Lecture Sessions + Lunch

    Prince George Winyah C. Hall


  • Symposium Ticket

    The ticket includes all lectures. A meet and greet cocktail party on April 18, and lunch on April 19.

    From $35.00 to $75.00
    Sale ended
    • $75.00
      +$1.88 service fee
    • $35.00
      +$0.88 service fee



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