Laurent Dubois, The Banjo: America's African Instrument

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

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Please join us for a Faculty Bookwatch discussion - with live musical performance! - of The Banjo: America's African Instrument by Laurent Dubois, Professor of History and Romance Studies. Featuring the musician/multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons (founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops), banjo builder and player Pete Ross, ethnomusicologists Robert Cantwell (UNC) and Louise Meintjes (Duke), and Dubois himself. Moderated by FHI Director Deborah Jenson.

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Event Location: 
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105