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Listening to the Black Atlantic

A Conversation with Ned Sublette and Michael Veal
March 26th, 2018
12:00 PM


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12 pm - 1:15 pm

Forum for Scholars and Publics
Duke's West Campus Quad
011 Old Chem
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Free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served.

In this lunchtime discussion, and official kickoff to Duke Performances’ week-long Black Atlantic festival, noted musicologists Ned Sublette (Afropop Worldwide) and Michael Veal (Yale) discuss the impact of the African diaspora on the music and culture of Latin America and the Caribbean. Moderated by Laurent Dubois (Duke).

Co-sponsored by Duke Performances, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, and the Duke University Africa Initiative.

Ned Sublette

Ned Sublette is the co-author with Constance Sublette of The ...

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Michael E. Veal

Yale University

Michael E. Veal has been a member of the Yale faculty since 1998. Trained as an ethnomusicologist, his work has typically addressed the themes of aesthetics, technology, and politics within the cultural sphere of Africa and the African diaspora. His biography, Fela: The Life &...

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