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Boston University's International Scholarly Conference on "African-American Music in World Culture"

The Boston University African American Studies Program is hosting an international scholarly conference on “African-American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge and Strength in the Struggle for Freedom” from March 19th to 22nd, 2014. The conference will cover a wide range of topics including The Negro Spiritual, African-American folk songs, Hip Hop – its interdisciplinary nature and universality and African-American music in the civil rights movement among several others. Keynote speakers for the event are Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, George Wein and Prof. Joshua Rifkin.

To learn more about the conference events, schedule and registration process, please visit sites.bu.edu/afammusicworldculture