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.”