June 2: The Sonic Souls of Black Folk: A Hybrid Symposium

May 8, 2023

June 2, 2023

In person at Stanford University and live streamed (and a second feed with captions).

9:30AM PT

Keynote Address
Maurice Wallace, Rutgers University

11:00AM - 12:30PM PT        

Session 1: “Gospel, Gender, Sexuality, and Swing: Boundaries of Black Sacred Sound”

Alisha Lola Jones, Cambridge University
Vaughn A. Booker, Dartmouth College

Alphonso F. Saville, IV, Moderator

2:00PM - 3:30PM PT

“Black Performers and Personalities: Sacred Dimensions of Personhood through Black Sound”

Ralph Craig, III, Stanford University
Ambre Dromgoole, Yale University
James H. Hill, Jr., University of Oklahoma

Alphonso F. Saville, IV, Moderator