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This lecture for "gymnasiale Oberstufe" only examines African-American history through music.

 

Free admission, please register.

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"We Gon' Be Alright: African-American History through Music"

Master Class for Students / Free admission / Please register at bibliothek@amerikahaus.de

From work songs and spirituals of the times of slavery to jazz, blues, and bebop of the Harlem Renaissance; from the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement to hip hop and today’s diverse soundtrack of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, we will take a closer look at how music reflects and shapes the social context in which it is created and performed.

 

Speaker: Dr. Bärbel Harju, LMU

 

Organizer:  Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations

 

Contact: Sarah Martin

 

 

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