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Strange Fruit and Lemonade: Music, Race, Gender, Class, Place (Roundtable One)

When:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where:
LBJ Student Center 3-14.1
Description:

Conversations about music, gender, race, history, class, and regional identity using an iconic Billie Holiday song and a Beyoncé album as focal points. Speakers include experts on jailhouse music; Janet Jackson; jazz, gender and Latinx music in Texas; African-American life and music in Houston; and the soul scene in Memphis. The afternoon round table will feature Caroline Gnagy (author of Texas Jailhouse Music: A Prison Band History), Christine Capetola (UT-Austin) and Dr. Jason Mellard (Texas State).

Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Contact:
Margaret Menninger
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Lectures, Music
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Strange Fruit and Lemonade: Music, Race, Gender, Class, Place (Roundtable One)