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Redemption Songs: Politics, Nationalism and Creativity in Black World Music


Scholars will discuss how Black Atlantic music has accompanied political ideologies, social movements and independence struggles in Africa and the Diaspora. Panelists include Stephanie Shonekan, assistant professor of ethno-musicology and Black studies, who will speak in Nigerian music; Anand Prahlad, professor of English, who will speak on Jamaican music; and Maya Gibson, assistant professor of musicology, who will speak on African American music.

  • Event Information
  • Event Times
    • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
  • Contact Information
    • MU Black History Month Committee, 573-882-6229

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