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Humanities

The Waiting Game: Social Science Music in Turbulent Times

March 18, 2021 at 7:00pm – 8:30pm EDT

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The Department of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences is delighted to announce that multiple Grammy award-winning drummer, producer, educator, and Founder and Artistic Director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice Terri Lyne Carrington will be the 38th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Public Affairs Lecture. Carrington is not only the first woman to win a Grammy Award in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category, she is also an activist and pioneering Black feminist whose mission is to make Jazz culture the most inclusive space possible.

Carrington will be in discussion with Assistant Professor of Music in African American Studies and musician James Gordon Williams.

This event is co-sponsored by the departments of Art and Music Histories and Women and Gender Studies.

 

This event was first published on February 26, 2021 and last updated on March 17, 2021.


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