Northeastern University presents a discussion entitled The Coltranes and Humanism: Spirituality, Music and Sound
, on Friday, November 13. It takes place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute, 40 Leon Street on campus. The event is free and open to the public.
The events starts with a roundtable discussion that includes master musician/scholar Yusef Lateef
, joined by Professor Tammy Kernodle
, and Northeastern professors Emmett Price
and Leonard Brown
. They'll address the humanist legacy of the Coltranes, including the significance of John Coltrane's iconic status.
According to the press release, the round-table is followed by a discussion with audience members about the relationship between music and Black America's struggle for freedom and equality; how the Coltranes' music has helped shape global expressions of spirituality and politics; and how we can rethink humanism and the humanities from the perspective of music."
This event is co-sponsored by the Northeastern University Humanities Center, the John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute
, and the Departments of African American Studies, Religion & Philosophy, Women's Studies, Sociology & Anthropology, and Music.
Convenient T stops are on the Green (Northeastern) and Orange (Ruggles) Lines. For more information, call 617-373-8700.
For information about Northeastern's program on John Coltrane, click here
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