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African American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge and Strength in the Struggle for Freedom

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 at Boston University.

Keynote Speakers for the event are Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Professor Joshua Rifkin and Mr. George Wein. The conference is in part a tribute to the musical legacy of Mr. Wein and his late wife Joyce Wein. Highlights include an evening concert by Grammy Award wining jazz vocalist, Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Please visit link below for further information:
http://sites.bu.edu/afammusicworldculture/