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Friday, April 15 • 10:45am - 12:45pm
Passionate Prayers
Terri Brinegar, “Whoopin’, Singin’, and Shoutin’: The Crossroads of the African American Sermonette with Class and Racial Ideologies in the 1920s”
Joshua Kalin Busman, “Corporate Worship, Group Singing, and Mass Mediation at the Passion Conference “
Christina Zanfagna, “A Lion in Zion: Snoop’s Black Americas”
José G. Anguiano, “Voicing the Occult in Chicana/o Culture and Hybridity: Prayers and the Cholo-Goth Aesthetic”


Banning Eyre

Banning Eyre is an author, guitarist, radio producer, journalist, photographer, and producer for the Peabody Award-winning public radio series Afropop Worldwide. His work has taken him to over 15 African countries to research local music, especially guitar styles. He comments on world music for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has published four books, the most recent book being Lion Songs, Thomas Mapfumo and the Music that Made Zimbabwe... Read More →


José G. Anguiano

José G. Anguiano is an Assistant Professor in the Honors College and the Department of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. Dr. Anguiano is a cultural studies scholar with a primary focus in listeners and audiences of popular music. Dr. Anguiano’s research documents how popular music links communities of listeners across time and space, and how listening can be an active and creative form of... Read More →

Terri Brinegar

Terri Brinegar is a PhD student in ethnomusicology at University of Florida. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Classical voice from University of Central Florida, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Classical voice from North Texas State University. Terri’s areas of interest include African American music, specifically related to singing practices, spanning from the Negro Spiritual to contemporary R&B. “Whoopin&rsquo... Read More →
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Joshua Kalin Busman

Joshua Kalin Busman is a Lecturer in Music History at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He earned his PhD in Musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds a BM in Music Theory and Composition from Middle Tennessee State University as well as an MA in Musicology from UNC-CH. His research deals with pop and rock-styled worship music in American evangelicalism using ethnography, phenomenology, and... Read More →

Christina Zanfagna

Christina Zanfagna is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at Santa Clara University in music and ethnic studies. She received her PhD in ethnomusicology from UCLA. Her research focuses on music’s relationship to religion, race, and geography in urban America, with an emphasis on Black sacred and popular musics. Christina has worked for non-profit organizations such as Afropop Worldwide, Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, and the Prison... Read More →

Friday April 15, 2016 10:45am - 12:45pm
Demo Lab EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

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