Friday, December 7, 2007

CBMR Conference, Session 1: Reassessing the Black Music Diaspora

The Center for Black Music Research of Columbia College Chicago,, has announced its
National Conference on Black Music Research, February 14-17, 2008 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois.

Session 1, 1:00-3:30 P.M., Thursday, Feb. 14, will be:

Reassessing the Black Music Diaspora: What is it, Why is it important, and How Should It Be Understood?

Ingrid Monson (Harvard University), moderator

Daniel Avorgbedor (Ohio State University), The Black Music Diaspora: Developing a Framework for Theory and Method

Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. (Executive Director Emeritus, CBMR), Of Music, Sailing Ships, and Diasporal Ports of Call

Peter Wade (University of Manchester, Manchester, England), African Diaspora and Colombian Popular Music in the Twentieth Century

Complete Conference Program

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