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

When:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM
Where:
LBJ Student Center Teaching Theater
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, jazz, gender, and Latinx music in Texas; African-American life and music in Houston; Janet Jackson; and the soul scene in Memphis. The evening round table will feature Dr. Tyina Steptoe (University of Arizona), Dr. Deborah Vargas (Rutgers University), Dr. Zandria Robinson (Rhodes College), Dr. Kinitra Brooks (UTSA), and Dr. Kevin Mooney (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 Two)