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African American Music and its conribution to the American Musical Landscape
African American Music and its conribution to the American Musical Landscape
Professor Louise Toppin
Speaker’s Synopsis:  The music of African Americans has received concurrently praise for its innovation and criticism for its lack of cultural conformity. This lecture will discuss the history of the music as it moves from its roots in Africa through to the present day. By examining responses to the music, we will explore the lasting implications and impact of this music on the American musical landscape and more broadly American culture.
Lecture Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Lecture Date : 11/19/2020      
Program Year : 2020-21      
Term : Fall      
Fee : $10.00