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

Monday, 25 September, 2017

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Lecture

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

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

Monday, September 25
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


Kym Fetsko

Phone: 570-941-7816
Website: Click to Visit

Brennan Hall, Rose Room (509)

320 Madison Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510