April 29, 2002 – George Lewis: “Race Issues in Experimental Music”

Monday, April 29 | College Eight, Red Room | 2:30 pm

Lewis has served as music curator for the Kitchen in New York, and has collaborated in the “Interarts Inquiry” and “Integrative Studies Roundtable” at the Center for Black Music Research (Chicago). His published articles on music and cultural studies have appeared in journals such as Black Music Research Journal and Lenox Avenue. His forthcoming book, Power Stronger Than Itself: The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in 2003. Lewis has served as Darius Milhaud Professor in Composition at Mills College, lecturer in computer music at Simon Fraser University’s Contemporary Arts Summer Institute, and Visiting Artist/Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has received numerous fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and is the 1999 recipient of the Cal Arts/Alpert Award in the Arts. Lewis now serves as Professor of Music in the Critical Studies/Experimental Practices program at the University of California, SanDiego.

Sponsored by the Popular Culture Research Cluster.