Bernice Johnson Reagon in residence
Bernice Johnson Reagon is in residence at the university March 5-8 to deliver the Raymond F. West Memorial Lecture series, jointly presented by the Stanford Humanities Center and the Institute for Diversity in the Arts. On March 5, Reagon gave a lecture-demonstration titled “Pioneering Gospel Music Composers.” On March 6, she gave lecture-demonstration titled “Song Culture of the Civil Rights Movement.” Tonight, she is scheduled to hold a master class for a cappella group Talisman at 8 p.m. in Pigott Theater. Tomorrow, she will lead a discussion of an essay, “Coalition Politics: Turning the Century,” beginning at noon in the Gold Room of the Faculty Club as part of the Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity Faculty Seminar series. (The essay is available in advance at the Humanities Center.) Both events are free and open to the public.