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CANCELLED: Daphne Brooks (Yale University)

Daphne Brooks
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
5:00 pm

This lecture was part of a multi-day residency with Professor Brooks and the Humanities Unbounded Lab,
"Black Music and the Soul of America." We hope that it will be rescheduled for Fall 2022.

Daphne A. Brooks is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Music at Yale University. She is the author of "Bodies in Dissent: Spectacular Performances of Race and Freedom, 1850-1910" (Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2006), winner of The Errol Hill Award for Outstanding Scholarship on African American Performance from ASTR; "Jeff Buckley's Grace" (New York: Continuum, 2005) and "Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound" (Harvard University, February 2021). Dr. Brooks is currently editing an anthology of essays forthcoming from Duke University Press and culled from "Blackstar Rising & The Purple Reign: Celebrating the Legacies of David Bowie and Prince," an international 3-day conference and concert which she curated.