2009 Serial Conferences on Black Music Diaspora: Focus on the Caribbean
During June 19-20, the CBMR, in partnership with the Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico, held the second in a series of three anticipated conferences devoted to reassessing the concept of a black music diaspora. The University of Puerto Rico hosted the conference at its Río Piedras campus. Local coordination of the conference was overseen by Jorge L Giovannetti, a University of Puerto Rico sociologist and music writer, and Humberto García Muñiz, director of the Institute of Caribbean Studies. The conference was pan-Caribbean in scope, focusing on theorizing the diaspora from the perspective of black music and musical scholarship in the four major language …
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Publication information: Article title: 2009 Serial Conferences on Black Music Diaspora: Focus on the Caribbean. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: CBMR Digest. Volume: 22. Issue: 2 Publication date: Fall 2009. Page number: 4+. © Center for Black Music Research Fall 2005. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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