This virtual town hall was open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and families and friends. President Rogers and Provost Whitehead provided updates regarding the University's COVID-19 actions and plans and will answer your questions.
In this episode of Pop the Music Bubble, we are going to create a working definition for American traditional music, and look at its relationship to African Americans. Then, we will dig into songs of these enslaved people and how this music has laid a foundation for more music traditions to emerge. We will do this by listening to recordings of slave songs and deciphering their meaning.