Rum: The History and Connoisseurship

Lecture and "Dry" Tasting with Dr. Franklin W. Knight

Photo of Dr. Franklin KnightLearn the fascinating history of rum and the slave trade with Johns Hopkins University's Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History, Dr. Franklin W. Knight.  Embark on a "dry" tasting of premium rums from the Caribbean and South America with Dr. Knight's full-bodied descriptions that might help you become a rum connoisseur, too. 

Join us on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m.

Sample some of Dr. Knight's work in Contemporary Caribbean Cultures and Societies in a Global Context, edited with Teresita Martínez-Vergne.