Carolina Public Humanities Summer Series: The Call of Freedom: Slave Narratives Written and Sung

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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Event date: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514