Wednesday 6/5, 5:30 pm
The Call of Freedom: Slave Narratives Written and Sung
William L. Andrews, E. Maynard Adams Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature
LaToya A. Lain, Assistant Professor of Music
Readings and discussion of William Andrews’ new work, Slavery and Class in the American South: A Generation of Slave Narrative Testimony, 1840-1865, will be interspersed with vocal performances by world-renowned singer LaToya Lain, who will offer commentary from her performative lecture “Narrative of a Slave Woman: Songs of Hope, Justice, and Freedom.”
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