PHONE: (313) 593-5644
DATE: Nov. 3, 2005
Singer, rap artist to discuss gospel music in the 21st century
DEARBORN---The African and
African American Studies Program and the Center
for the Study of Religion and Society at the University of Michigan-Dearborn
will host two presentations on gospel music in the 21st century this month.
The first, titled "A Conversation with Stellar Award-winning Gospel
Singer, Producer and Entrepreneur Vickie Winans," will take place
on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Room 1030, CASL Building.
The second, titled "A Conversation with Christian Rap Artist, Producer
and Promoter Kiwi," will take place Wednesday, Nov. 30 in Room 1013,
Both speakers will discuss their training and performance style, along
with topics like the challenges for women within the church and the music
industry, and why Detroit remains a dominant force in gospel music. The
presentations will include audio/video illustrations, question-and-answer
sessions with the audience and a reception.
For more information, contact humanities Prof. Deborah Smith Pollard, director of the African and African American Studies Program, at (313) 593-5213 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn does not necessarily endorse speakers views.