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“Rebel Music:” Afro-Caribbean Music and Political Thought

Digital Event
March 2: 7:00 pm

Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event.

Middlebury College professor Kemi Fuentes-George traces the development of pan-African political theory in the early 20th century and discusses how Afro Caribbean “rebel music” helped these ideas challenge established assumptions about nonwhite people and global relations.

Hosted by the Manchester Community Library.

About Kemi Fuentes-George

Kemi Fuentes-George is an Associate Professor at Middlebury College. His research focus is on the ways in which narratives about the world shape how different people live in and affect global processes. He has published on this research in various journals, including Global Environmental Politics, as well as his book, Between Preservation and Exploitation (MIT Press).

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Middlebury College and the Andrew Mellon Foundation. Underwriter : Woolmington, Campbell, Bent & Stasny, P.C.

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Photo Gijsbert Hanekroot via Alamy Stock Photo

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Details

Date:
March 2
Time:
7:00 pm
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Venue

Manchester Community Library
138 Cemetery Ave
Manchester Center, 05255 United States

Organizer

Cal Workman
Email:
cworkman@mclvt.org