April 21, 2021 | 12:30PM
Assistant Professor of Music Jessica Baker, an ethnomusicologist who specializes in contemporary popular music of and in the Circum-Caribbean, hosts a virtual "lunch" discussion with Aurelio Martínez. Martínez, a musician and political activist, is a member of the last generation to grow up steeped in the indigenous Garifuna tradition, and in his music, for which he has received international recognition, he combines contemporary style with indigenous influences to share Garifuna with a new generation.
This event is free and open to the public, though registration is required.
Presented in partnership with the Center for Latin American Studies and International House at the University of Chicago.