What a Difference a Pandemic Makes

Our project, like so many that were meant to hit their stride during 2020, has necessarily morphed several times since we first envisioned it. Archival visits to the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago and Fisk University were postponed, and we are still working to reschedule our in-person events. The digital exhibition "Eileen Southern and the Music of Black Americans" is slated to launch in the fall of 2021, featuring interviews with members of Southern's orbit (many of whom Zoom allowed us to speak with for the first time). Our team is putting together two symposia... Read more about What a Difference a Pandemic Makes