University of Mississippi

Music of the South Symposium

When:
April 2, 2014 – April 3, 2014 all-day
Where:
Barnard Observatory and UM Library
Categories:

2014 Music of the South Symposium
Schedule of Events

The Music of the South Conference is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Living Blues magazine. The Music of the South Concert is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
12:00 p.m. Brown Bag Lecture: Music of the South Songwriters’
Roundtable
Barnard Observatory

1:00 p.m. Presentation by Jake Fussell
Songs of the Great Migration (Deirdre Lannon)
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

2:00 p.m. “Beautiful Jim”- a film by Rex Jones of the Southern Documentary Project
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

Dinner on your own

7:00 p.m. Music of the South Concert with Water Liars, Tyler Keith and Amy Andrews
Ford Center Studio Theater

10:00 p.m. Music on the Oxford Square

Thursday, April 3, 2014
9:00 a.m. Gendered Spaces in Southern Gospel Songbooks of the Great
Depression (C. Megan MacDonald)
Zilphia Horton, Songwriting and the Music of a Movement
(Chelsea Hodge)
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

10:00 a.m. Female Murder Ballad (Sophie Abramowitz)
Southern Train Songs (Scott Huffard)
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

11:00 a.m. Vic Chesnutt documentary – a film by John Hermann
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

12:00 p.m. Lunch in Oxford

1:30 p.m. New Orleans Hip-Hop and Bounce (Holly Hobbs and Alison
Fensterstock)
Hip-Hop’s Continuation of African and African-American
Rhetorical Forms and Tropes (Timothy Welbeck)
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

2:45 p.m. Life & Music of Alex Chilton (Holly George-Warren)
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

4:00 p.m. Internationalizing Country Music (Mari Nagatomi)
Country Music’s Outsider Artists (Jim Clark)
Faulkner Room – Archives and Special Collections

6:00 p.m. THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO
Off Square Books on the Oxford Square

7:00 p.m. Blues at Home Opening Reception
University of Mississippi Museum
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10:00 p.m. Music on the Oxford Square