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“And You Know Who I Am”: Paul Robeson in Concert
We are pleased to present “And You Know Who I Am”: Paul Robeson in Concert in Schoenberg Hall on February 13, organized by Shana Redmond and the Center for Musical Humanities.
An afternoon symposium in Royce 314, “Everything Man: Author Meets Critics” will include scholars Tammy Kernodle (Miami U), Jeffrey C. Stewart (UCSB Pulitzer Prize winner), and Kevin Quashie (Brown U), and will focus on Shana Redmond’s Everything Man: The Form and Function of Paul Robeson (Duke, 2020).
A free concert in Schoenberg Hall that evening will feature the Department of Music’s Chamber Singers (dir. James Bass) and Ethnomusicology’s Music of African Americans Ensemble (dir. Jonli Tunstall), with headliners Toshi Reagon and Steve McClain, singing various traditional numbers and culminating with “Ballad for Americans,” which was premiered by Paul Robeson 80 years ago.
Presented by the UCLA Center for Musical Humanities
Co-Sponsored by the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA Arts Initiative, UCLA Department of Musicology, UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology, UCLA Department of Music, UCLA Department of African American Studies, UCLA Interdisciplinary and Cross Campus Affairs, Robin Kelley (Gary Nash Endowed Chair Funds), Associate Dean EDI for the Social Sciences, UCLA Global Jazz Studies
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