2021: Lord, Don't Move The Mountain
2021 Pruit Memorial Symposium
Lord, Don’t Move The Mountain!
Women’s Voices in Gospel Songs and Hymns
Doris Akers, Lucie Campbell, and Fannie Crosby
Held virtually on Zoom - Free and Available to the Public
Zoom webinar credentials will be posted for each session the day before the event.
Opening Keynote Address
Dr. Mellonee V. Burnim [BIO]
Professor Emerita, Ethnomusicology, Indiana University;
Visiting Professor of Ethnomusicology, Yale University (Spring 2021)
Thursday, February 18 - 3:30 pm
“On Themes of Influence, Innovation, and Invocation”
Thursday, February 25 - 3:30 p.m.
Closing Keynote Address
Dr. Alisha Jones [BIO]
Assistant Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University
Tuesday, March 2 - 3:30 pm
Each year the Pruit Memorial Symposium is made possible by the Pruit Memorial Symposium Endowment that was established in 1996 by Ella Wall Prichard and the late Lev H. Prichard III of Corpus Christi in memory of Helen Pruit Matthews and her brothers, Dr. Lee Tinkle Pruit and William Wall Pruit.