Virtual ProgramTuesday, October 19

26-06 Folksong, Agency, and Social Critique

Tuesday, October 19, 5:15 pm–6:45 pm

  session will be recorded and available for later viewing online


Chair: Kyle A. DeCoste (Columbia University)

5:15 pm
"Shorn from Her Side": The "Sectio in Mortua" in Two Danish Ballads
Ailie Westbrook (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

5:45 pm
"Serafina’s Got No Drawers": The Absence of Underwear in Chanteys as a Specter of Castration
Jessica Floyd (Community College Baltimore County)

6:15 pm
Jamila Woods' "VRY BLK": A Song for Twenty-First-Century Abolition
Kyle A. DeCoste (Columbia University)

Assembled Panel