2016 Pruit Symposium

Come and experience the heritage of Black Gospel Music
during these inspiring events featuring The Reverend Dr. Emmett G. Price III

Music and Worship: From Hallelujah to Hip-Hop
A panel discussion moderated by Professor Robert Darden.
Panelists include Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III, Dr. Coretta Pittman and Dr. Horace Maxile
Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.
The Paul W. Powell Chapel of Truett Seminary

"Lift Every Voice and Sing"
The Reverend Dr. Emmett G. Price III
Friday, February 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
The Paul W. Powell Chapel of Truett Seminary

The public presentation will be followed by a complementary luncheon

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The Reverend Dr. Emmett G. Price III is a leading expert in African American music and culture. Dr. Price received his B.A. in music from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned both his M.A. and Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from the University of Pittsburgh. As an author and acclaimed scholar, Dr. Price is a highly sought after motivational speaker and preacher. Past honors include the "African Americans Making History Today: Living Legend Award" and recognition as an "Emerging Leader" from the Boston Business Journal.

Robert Darden is Professor of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media at Baylor University. Dr. Coretta Pittman is Associate Professor of English and serves as the Director of Freshman Composition at Baylor University. Dr. Horace Maxile is Assistant Professor of Music Theory at Baylor University.

The 2016 Pruit Symposium is made possible by the Pruit Memorial Symposium Endowment. This year's event is co-sponsored by the Baylor University Libraries; Baylor University Campus Diversity Committee; American Studies; Journalism, Public Relations & New Media; and George W. Truett Theological Seminary.