A conversation as part of our Sharp Notes, Sharp Thoughts music and social justice project.
Music and Social Justice
Sharp Notes, Sharp Thoughts, the Jandoli Institute’s music and social justice project, will resume in October at the New York State Communication Association conference in Callicoon, New York. The association has accepted the institute’s proposal to conduct a panel discussion… Read More ›
Lawrence Gellert, a music collector who worked to introduce white audiences to a tradition of Black musical protest during the 1930s and 1940s, was the subject of the Jandoli Institute’s May 17 music and social justice online forum. Dr. Steven… Read More ›
Our March 15, 2021, music and social justice forum focused on punk music’s ability to question corporate behavior. Paul Ziek, chair of the Department of Media, Communications, and Visual Arts at Pace University, led the discussion. Part 1: Paul Ziek’s… Read More ›
Before Paul Ziek’s scheduled music and social justice presentation on Monday, members of the Sharp Notes, Sharp Thoughts team shared their thoughts on Sunday’s Grammy Awards ceremony.
In a Feb. 15 forum, the Jandoli Institute \explored the role that musicians’ fans can play in promoting social justice. Dr. Alex Gillham, an assistant professor of philosophy at St. Bonaventure University, led the program, which was titled “Prevention, Proliferation,… Read More ›
The Jazz and People’s Movement, an activist movement launched in 1970 to bring more attention to African American jazz musicians, was the focus of the Jandoli Institute’s third Sharp Notes, Sharp Thoughts forum on music and social justice. Click below to watch… Read More ›
View videos from this session >>> The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, the iconic song from the Band’s self-titled 1969 album, will serve as a starting point for the Jandoli Institute’s second forum on music and social justice. The… Read More ›
During our Sharp Notes, Sharp Thoughts roundtable discussion on Oct. 19, we asked our team members: How has the pandemic affected music’s ability to be a part of social change? Here are exerpts of the conversation that followed. Freeman: I… Read More ›