38th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series

Date/Time

Feb 17, 2018
09:30 AM until 03:30 PM

Description

The thirty-eighth entry in the series weaves together the academic and the artistic to explore the social roles of music in black history. Speakers and performers will delve into the history and current state of music in the black diaspora from a variety of angles.Together, the featured speakers and performers will offer a profound demonstration of music’s power to forge community, provide refuge in troubled times, and move us toward better futures. Guest Speakers : Stefon Harris [Vibraphonist, Composer, Educator] Farah Jasmine Griffin [Columbia University] Daphine Brooks [Yale University] Alexis Morrast [Vocalist & Song Writer]

Cost

Free

Location

View map The Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Newark , NJ

Additional Information

Sponsor

The Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience

Phone

973.353.3896

Contact email

clementapriceinstitute@gmail.com

Ages:

All

Admission:

No registration required

County:

Atlantic,Bergen,Burlington,Camden,Cape May,Cumberland,Essex,Gloucester,Hudson,Hunterdon,Mercer,Middlesex,Monmouth,Morris,Ocean,Passaic,Salem,Somerset,Sussex,Union,Warren,Philadelphia

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