Philosophy Department



Constructing Identity and Meaning in Performance of Black Gospel Music on the Global Stage

Friday, February 24, 2017; 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Campus Location: Psychology Building, Conference Room(0226)
Cost: Free and open to the public

Portia Maultsby, Laura Boulton Professor Emerita of Ethnomusicology and founding director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University, will be conduct a colloquium titled, “Constructing Identity and Meaning in Performance of Black Gospel Music on the Global Stage: The Netherlands, a Case Study.”

Maultsby has been involved in media/multimedia productions for PBS, BBC, NPR, and museums. Her current project include the new National Museum of African American Music in South Carolina. A native of Orlando, Maultsby was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and senior Scholar in Residence at the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of American History. Her research on African American music is a permanent feature on Carnegie Hall’s official website.

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On Thursday, Maultsby will discuss archival research methodologies with students and UCF librarians.

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