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Saturday, April 28 • 11:15am - 12:45pm
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  1. Rachel Miller "The True Origins of the Talent Agency: How Lady Vocalists and Fancy Dancers Built the Entertainment Industry"
  2. Meghan Drury “Doing the Kutchy, Kutchy”: Tin Pan Alley, Belly Dance Music, and the Limits of White Femininity
  3. Lori Brooks "The 'Red Hot Mama' in Black and White: Teddy Peters as 'The Mae West of Harlem'"
Moderator: John Shaw


Lori Brooks

Lori Brooks is a postdoctoral fellow in African & African American Studies at Fordham University and an adjunct professor in Africana Studies at Barnard College in New Yawk, New Yawk. She publishes in the areas of popular music (ragtime), vaudeville, Tin Pan Alley, the history of... Read More →
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Meghan Drury

Meghan Drury received her Ph.D. in American Studies at George Washington University and teaches at Portland State University. She is working on a manuscript tentatively titled “Sonic Arabness: The Middle East in the American Popular Music Imaginary, 1950-2010.” She is managing... Read More →
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Rachel Miller

Rachel Miller is a PhD candidate in American Culture at the University of Michigan, where she is completing a dissertation titled “Capital Entertainment: Stage Work and the Origins of the Creative Economy, 1830-1910.”  Her work has been published in scholarly journals and edited... Read More →

John Shaw

John Shaw is the author of This Land That I Love: Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and the Story of Two American Anthems.

Saturday April 28, 2018 11:15am - 12:45pm PDT
Learning Labs MoPOP, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

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