Conference on the Jewish Influence on American Popular Music
The Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology and the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies are happy to present a one-day event to examine and celebrate the central role that Jewish writers and composers had in shaping American popular music throughout its history. Featured speakers will be Ben Sidran, jazz and rock pianist, singer, and author of There was a Fire: Jews, Music and the American Dream, and Seth Rogovoy, journalist, editor, blogger, cultural critic, and author of Bob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet. Sponsored by the Boston University Jewish Cultural Endowment.
9:00am on Thursday, April 25th 2013
Mugar Memorial Library (Richards-Roosevelt Room)