Bob Dylan Coming to the Twin Cities in July - But This Thursday You can Learn More about his Impact & Music

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Joan Baez will be here in June and Bob Dylan just announced a new tour that will bring him to Midway Stadium in St. Paul in July. More details here. The View imagefeatures "Featuring performances by Bob Dylan and his Band, WILCO and My Morning Jacket, additional artists at select venues including Richard Thompson Electric Trio and Ryan Bingham."
But, you don't have to wait to learn more about Dylan's music and his impact on our culture, and history!
This Thursday, we have a wonderful program - free and with refreshments - with three experts talking about Dylan, Jazz and Contemporary Rock and their impact on music, politics and change!

Here are the details:


How Music Has Been Used to Influence Social Movements & Change Our World

Thursday, April 25th, 2013


4:00 - 5:30 pm


280 Ferguson Hall


Refreshments will be served


A panel moderated by music librarian Tim Maloney will discuss the impact of protest music on social movement through history.
The event coincides with the exhibit on protest music in Wilson Library, which closes April 30.

Panelists are:

Scott D. Lipscomb is currently Associate Professor and Division Head of Music Education and Music Therapy in the University of Minnesota School of Music and a member of the Board of Directors for the Learning Through Music Consulting Group. Hi is co-author of "Rock and Roll: Its History & Stylistic Development" (Pearson, 2013 - now in its 7th edition.

Scott Currie holds a master's degrees at City University of New York (Education) and New York University (Ethnomusicology), and his Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology at New York University. His research to date has focused on ethnographic studies of avant-garde jazz practice in New York City and Berlin, as well as historical/ethnographic studies.

Sumanth Gopinath is Associate Professor of Music Theory. He is currently working on two book projects, one on issues of race and ethnicity in Steve Reich's music and another on the ringtone industry. He is also editing, with Jason Stanyek, the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies. His other research interests include post-WWII (American) art- and popular musics, cultural theory (especially Marxism), intersections of politics and music (or culture generally), and the globalization of cultural production. Has written about social movements, Bob Dylan and other topics related to post-WWII music.


We hope to see you there!

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Is this ending now?

Or will you keep doing things?

I hope it continues.

Thank you

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