Strange Fruit and Lemonade: Music, Race, Gender, Class, Place (Roundtable One)
- Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
- LBJ Student Center 3-14.1
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).
- NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Humanities, Department of History, Common Experience
- Common Experience
- Academic, Lectures, Music
- Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students