One Book, One Chicago: Music and The Great Migration
Date: Wed. October 16, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
Program: One Book, One Chicago
About this event:
DePaul University, Lincoln Park Campus
John T. Richardson Library, rm. 300
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
As Isabel Wilkerson writes in The Warmth of Other Suns, 'The music the migrants carried north with them ... became ... essentially the soundtrack of the twentieth century.' Join Chicago entrepreneur Herman Roberts and author Scott Blackwood as they discuss the music of the Great Migration by way of Roberts’ personal narrative and Blackwood’s scholarly work. DePaulUniversity assistant professor of English Miles Harvey will moderate.Sponsored by DePaul University’s Department of English. Presented as part of the current One Book, One Chicago program, which explores how migration has shaped Chicago.