Lecture: "The Modern Taste of Musical 'Roots' in Brazilian Folk Music"
Wed, February 24, 2010 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM • MRH 2.610
Elizabeth Travassos, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, will address the taste for the "roots" in Brazilian ideologies of culture. Two historic contexts are compared: the folk music and folk culture revival in the 1990s and the politically engaged song of the 1960s.
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