Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers. (1934) Painting by Aaron Douglas
“African-American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge
and Strength in the Struggle for Freedom”
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The Boston University African American Studies Program hosted an international scholarly conference on “African-American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge and Strength in the Struggle for Freedom” from March 20th to 22nd, 2014, preceded by film screenings on March 17th and 18th and a curator talk at the BU Art Gallery on the 19th.
Thanks to our BU Co-sponsors and Collaborators: BU Arts Initiative, College of Arts and Sciences, BU Center for the Humanities, College of Fine Arts, African Studies Center, African American Studies, Office of the Provost, Department of History, New England and American Studies Program, the School of Music, College of Communication, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, and the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center.