Sherrie Tucker Visits UT

Dr. Sherrie Tucker, Associate Professor in American Studies at The University of Kansas, will visit UT as a BIG XII Fellow for two weeks at the end of March. Dr. Tucker is well-known a pioneering scholar on jazz and gender. She is the author of a number of important works related to these topics including Swing Shift: “All-Girl” Bands of the 1940s (Duke, 2000) and is co-editor, with Nichole T. Rustin, of Big Ears:  Listening for Gender in Jazz Studies (Duke, 2008).
Dr. Tucker will present on her current research at the following events, which are open to the UT community:
Wednesday, March 20, 2 pm in DFA, 4.104 as part of the Association of Graduate Ethno/Musicology Students (AGEMS) Colloquia Series: “Not the Whole Story(ville): Learning from New Orleans Jazzwomen”
Monday, March 25, 5 pm in MRH 2.604, Butler School of Music: “Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen”
Tuesday, March 26, 6.30 pm, Austin Public Library (Terrazas Branch in East Austin), as part of the APL America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway series: Film Screening an discussion of “International Sweethearts of Rhythm.”
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CAM Spring 2017

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This spring, UT is offering several courses with American music components, including Music of African Americans; History of Rock; History of Jazz; Jazz Appreciation; Black Perspectives in Jazz; Music of Mexico and the Caribbean; and Music and Film Sound.

As the bluebonnets come into bloom and then spring turns into summer, you can enjoy American music events on campus and around town. See our Events Page for more information.