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'Jimi Hendrix's Stars and Stripes: Race, Place and Dissonance in the American National Anthem'

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Presented by Colorado College at Colorado College - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center Film Screening Room, Colorado Springs CO

Feb 05 2018
‘Jimi Hendrix’s Stars and Stripes: Race, Place and Dissonance in the American National Anthem’ presented by Colorado College at Colorado College - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center Film Screening Room, Colorado Springs CO

Tammy L. Brown, PhD, will explore the politically loaded meanings of the American national anthem as rendered by legendary African-American performance artists from the 1960s through the present.

Tammy L. Brown, PhD, will explore the politically loaded meanings of the American national anthem as rendered by legendary African-American performance artists from the 1960s through the present.

Tammy L. Brown, Ph.D., is associate professor of Black World Studies, History and Global and Intercultural Studies at Miami University of Ohio-Oxford. She earned her B.A. in international history, magna cum laude, from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in American history and African diaspora studies from Princeton University. Brown’s teaching, writing, and service to her community are connected through her interest in art, technology, and biography as a methodological approach. Brown is author of the book “City of Islands: Caribbean Intellectuals in New York” (University Press Mississippi, 2015), and she is currently writing a biography of rock ‘n roll virtuoso Jimi Hendrix centering on the spiritual dimensions and global impact of Hendrix’s music and his “Electric Church” philosophy.

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