Art and Devotion: New Accounts of Religious Culture, Race, and Gender in the US

Mar 25, 2023, 8:30 am6:00 pm


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Event Description

- Registration is Required -

This symposium is the second installment of the Princeton Graduate Book Forum.

A Symposium on Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century, by Vaughn A. Booker and Lifeblood of the Parish: Men and Catholic Devotion in Williamsburg Brooklyn, by Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada

  • 8:30-9:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:30-9:45 Opening Remarks: Wallace Best, Princeton University
  • 9:45-11:45 First Panel: “Lifeblood of the Parish” – Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada
    • Eziaku Atuama NwokochaUniversity of Miami
    • Erica Robles-AndersonNew York University
    • Katherine DuganSpringfield College
    • Chair: William StellPrinceton University
  • 12:00-1:30 Lunch Break
  • 1:30-3:30 Second Panel: “Life Every Voice and Swing” – Vaughn Booker
    • Tracy FessendenArizona State University
    • Lerone A. MartinStanford University
    • Richard Brent TunerUniversity of Iowa
    • Chair: Mélena LaudigPrinceton University
  • 3:30-4:15 Break
  • 4:15-4:45 Symposium Summary – Jonathan Lee Walton, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • 4:45-6:00 Closing Reception
Event Type
Signature Event
Event Category
AAS Co-Sponsored Event


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