Jazz and Democracy in 2017 Does it Mean a Thing if It Aint Got that Swing?

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Lecture
Monday, 25 September, 2017
12:00 PM – 01:30 PM

Jazz & Democracy in 2017: Does it Mean a Thing if It Ain’t Got that Swing?

Wayne Winborne, Executive Director, Institute for Jazz Studies, Rutgers University Newark

This talk will provide a brief history of jazz and its connections to and parallels with the socio-political landscape of the 20th Century, today and into the future. Issues to be addressed include the role of the academy, the status of African-Americans and the competition between art and commerce in our society.

Brennan Hall, Rose Room, 509; Noon to 1:30 p.m.
$20pp/$30 per couple, FREE to University of Scranton Staff, Faculty and Students
Includes Buffet lunch
RSVP requested

For more information and to RSVP contact Alicen.Morrison@scranton.edu / 570-941-6206

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