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“Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory” on March 18, 2014

On March 18, 2014 “Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory”, directed by Llewellyn Smith, was screened at the African American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge & Strength in the Struggle for Freedom conference. Genethia Hogges also gave a talk on the film.

Genethia Hogges

Genithia L. Hogges is a teacher and musician who has earned an A.B. in Literature and an Ed.M. in Arts in Education from Harvard University. She also holds an M.A. in Music with a specialization in historical musicology from Boston University. For over a decade, her research has crossed disciplinary lines examining both music and literature as cultural and historical documents, especially in instances of systematic oppression. Genithia has taught English, Spanish and a variety of music courses ranging from general music to instrumental and vocal ensembles at the pre-kindergarten to college levels. She has also conducted church and community choirs. As a workshop facilitator and classroom teacher, Genithia has specialized in courses related to the African-American sacred music tradition for Massachusetts’ public and private schools in Boston, Newton and Lynn.