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African American Music: The Sound of Freedom’s Journey

Using the 1619 Project’s “Episode 3: The Birth of American Music” as a launching point, this panel explores innovation in musical expressions from spirituals to jazz and contemporary music, investigating freedom as a process in motion, not as a destination.

Speakers:
• Dawn Norfleet (Music) and Moderator
• Minnita Daniel-Cox (University of Dayton)
• Stephen Tucker (Music)
• JoVia Armstrong (Music)
Discussion Facilitators:
• Dawn Norfleet
• Minnita Daniel-Cox

This event is 60 minutes. All are welcome to stay for a bonus 30 minute facilitated discussion.

Suggested Podcast/Readings:
• The 1619 Podcast 3: The Birth of American Music
• Wesley Morris, “For centuries, black music has been the sound of artist freedom. No wonder everybody’s always stealing it,” pp. 60-67

To read the 1619 Project, see: https://pulitzercenter.org/sites/default/files/full_issue_of_the_1619_project.pdf
To access the podcasts, see: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/oceanproject

Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)