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  • Live Stream Advancing Women Lecture | What it Means to be Free: The Woman’s Revolution in American Entertainment

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Add to Calendar 06/16/2020 5:30 PM 06/16/2020 6:30 PM America/New_York Live Stream Advancing Women Lecture | What it Means to be Free: The Woman’s Revolution in American Entertainment

    Dr. Dwandalyn Reece, Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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    Lecture Description

    Drawing upon objects in the Smithsonian Institution’s collection, Dwandalyn R. Reece will explore how female entertainers of the late 60s and 70s laid the groundwork for contemporary discussions about female empowerment, social liberation and women’s rights. 

    About Dr. Dwandalyn Reece

    Acting Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs | Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Dr. Reece curated the museum’s permanent exhibition, Musical Crossroads for which she received the Secretary’s Research Prize in 2017. Reece has collaborated with other SI units on such programs as the 2016 NMAAHC Grand Opening Festival, Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration and the 2011 Folklife Festival program, Rhythm &Blues: Tell it Like It Is. She is chair of the SI pan-Because of Her Story_Smithsonianinstitutional group Smithsonian Music and is currently working on the NMAAHC and Smithsonian Folkways collaboration, The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, and serving as co-curator of the Smithsonian Year of Music.

     


    This event will be live-streamed. Once you register, you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to join the virtual event with your computer, mobile phone or tablet. 

    Not sure about Zoom? Don’t miss out on these special events –educator Kate Swanson is available to talk you through the easy installation and use of this platform. Email swansonk@rockwellmuseum.org to set up a tutorial or phone call.

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    Dr. Dwandalyn Reece, Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    CLICK TO REGISTER

    Lecture Description

    Drawing upon objects in the Smithsonian Institution’s collection, Dwandalyn R. Reece will explore how female entertainers of the late 60s and 70s laid the groundwork for contemporary discussions about female empowerment, social liberation and women’s rights. 

    About Dr. Dwandalyn Reece

    Acting Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs | Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Dr. Reece curated the museum’s permanent exhibition, Musical Crossroads for which she received the Secretary’s Research Prize in 2017. Reece has collaborated with other SI units on such programs as the 2016 NMAAHC Grand Opening Festival, Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration and the 2011 Folklife Festival program, Rhythm &Blues: Tell it Like It Is. She is chair of the SI pan-Because of Her Story_Smithsonianinstitutional group Smithsonian Music and is currently working on the NMAAHC and Smithsonian Folkways collaboration, The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, and serving as co-curator of the Smithsonian Year of Music.

     


    This event will be live-streamed. Once you register, you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to join the virtual event with your computer, mobile phone or tablet. 

    Not sure about Zoom? Don’t miss out on these special events –educator Kate Swanson is available to talk you through the easy installation and use of this platform. Email swansonk@rockwellmuseum.org to set up a tutorial or phone call.