Between Blessings and Light Beams: Surfing the Sacred/Secular Divide in Black Popular Music | Taylor Hall Room 203 at Vassar College | Lectures & Talks, Spirituality | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Lectures & Talks, Spirituality

Between Blessings and Light Beams: Surfing the Sacred/Secular Divide in Black Popular Music

When: Wed., Oct. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 2016

Religion and race scholar Josef Sorett will explore the influence religion has had on recent Black music in this talk. Sorett will open a discussion on religion, race, and media by examining the use of religion in contemporary Black music from genres such as gospel, hip hop, and worship music.

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