George E. Lewis: George and Joyce Wein Lectures

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:00pm

George E. Lewis, Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University


Black Liveness Matters:  Tracing the Sounding Subject

  • September 17th, (Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St.): Karel Capek Meets Blind Tom
  • September 18th, (Library, Faculty Club, 20 Quincy St.): Composition as Ethnography

The George and Joyce Wein Lecture Series in African and African American Music brings an artist or scholar to Harvard to speak on issues pertaining to African, African American, and African Diasporic music. Established by George Wein, the founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, in honor of his late wife, Joyce, and cosponsored with the Department of African and African American Studies, the series consists of one lecture and a master class or performance on two consecutive days.

Free and Open to the Public

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