Music and The Great Migration at DePaul

One Book, One Chicago: Music and the Great Migration

Wednesday, October 16 at 6:00 PM

As Isabel Wilkerson writes in The Warmth of Other Suns, “The music the migrants carried north with them … became … essentially the soundtrack of the twentieth century.” Join Chicago entrepreneur Herman Roberts and author Scott Blackwood as they discuss the music of the Great Migration by way of Roberts’ personal narrative and Blackwood’s scholarly work. DePaul University assistant professor of English Miles Harvey will moderate.

Music and The Great Migration

Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m.

DePaul University, Lincoln Park Campus

John T. Richardson Library, rm. 300

2350 N. Kenmore Ave.

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