Black pearls: blues, women and what the music said


Blues people 40 years later (Symposium) (2004 : Sarah Lawrence College) (Creator)
Griffin, Farah Jasmine (Panelist)
Harrison, Daphne Duval, 1932- (Panelist)
Dillard, Mary, 1968- (Moderator)
Sarah Lawrence College (Host institution)
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 (Former owner)
Black pearls: blues, women and what the music said
Day one second panel with Farah Jasmine Griffin, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of African American Studies at Columbia University, speaking on chapter 7 of Blues people which focuses on women blues singers ; Daphne Duval Harrison, Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, speaking on the foregrounding of study of music in the Afr ican American experience ; Mark Anthony Neal, scheduled to speak but absent ; Moderator: Mary Dillard, Professor of African History, Sarah Lawrence College
Collection Name
Amiri Baraka Papers
Archival Context
VHS. Reisinger Auditorium series. Box no. 83
Blues (Music); Musicians; African American musicians; African American women musicians; United States; Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014. Blues people
video recordings
Panel discussions; Conference materials
Origin Information
Bronxville (N.Y.)
2004 February 06
Physical Description
1 video file (110 minutes)
Original format: VHS
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Amiri Baraka Papers and Audio-Visual Collection
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