Scalawag article by Maurice Bailey and Nik Heynen: Sweet (and sticky) redemption

Gullah/Geechee of Sapelo Island reclaim sugarcane to fight cultural erasure There is no U.S. agricultural history without the expertise and labor of African people who […]

UGA Maymester Students Assist Cornelia Walker Bailey Program and SICARS

This May, five UGA students spent two weeks on Sapelo Island as part of Nik Heynen’s Geography of the Georgia Coast domestic field-study course associated […]

Heynen and Bailey Awarded Grant from UGA’s Willson Center for Humanities and Arts

Co-Directors Nik Heynen and Maurice Bailey were notified that they have been awarded a research grant titled “Remembering Yesterday, Fighting for Tomorrow: The Cornelia Walker […]

UGAMI Partners with SICARS to Plant Red Peas

The new partnership between UGAMI and SICARS took a positive step today when Professor Nik Heynen and students taking his Geography of the Georgia Coast […]

New Start for SICARS Sugarcane Effort

In 2015 a team of people, including Cornelia Walker Bailey,William “Doc Bill” Thomas, Clemson University Professor¬†Stephen Kresovich,¬†Jerome Dixon, Maurice Bailey, Stanley Walker and others worked […]

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