2021 Pruit Symposium Keynote: Dr. Alisha Jones, "Tracing a Womanist Legacy of Self-Possession and Musical Sisterhood in the Life of Gospel Foremother Lucie E. Campbell"
|Date||March 2, 2021|
|Time||3:30 - 5:00 pm|
|Location||Hosted via Zoom. Find or request a Zoom link at baylor.edu/pruit|
Baylor University presents the 9th annual Pruit Memorial Symposium on Black Gospel Music, "Lord, Don't Move the Mountain: Women's Voices in Gospel Songs and Hymns-Doris Akers, Lucie Campbell, and Fanny Crosby," hosted via Zoom.
This year's symposium concludes with a keynote address by Dr. Alisha Lola Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University-Bloomington at 3:30 p.m. CST on March 2, "Tracing a Womanist Legacy of Self-Possession and Musical Sisterhood in the Life of Gospel Foremother Lucie E. Campbell."
This event is free and available to the public via Zoom.
Dr. Mellonee Burnim will close this year's symposium with “The Song-Sermon as Signature Shirley Caesar” on Tues., Mar. 9, at 3:30 p.m. CST. Burnim, professor emerita at Indiana University-Bloomington, currently serves as visiting professor of ethnomusicology at Yale University.
A recording of the panel discussion moderated by Dr. Horace Maxile, associate professor of Music Theory at Baylor, “On Themes of Influence, Innovation, and Invocation,” is available at baylor.edu/pruit.
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