Bennington College

Galleys Related to Black Studies/Music, Race and/or the Civil Rights Movement

Galleys Related to Black Studies/Music, Race and/or the Civil Rights Movement

 

Recent Submissions

  • Unknown author (1968-06-12)
  • Unknown author (1968-03-20)
    "The Special Events Committee presents a talk by Brian Murphy at 4:00 o'clock on Wednesday, March 20, in Dewey Living room. The title is Draft Resistance the Alliance between the Black Panthers and the Peace and Freedom Party."
  • Unknown author (1967-10-24)
    "Henry David Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1847 about the slavery issue. We think it applies to the present situation. Selected excerpts follow"
  • Unknown author (1967-12)
    The lyrics of the song "God Re Ye Merry Gentleman" are altered to include references to violence against protestors, radiation, the Vietnam War, and voting civil rights.
  • Kleiner, Gerald; Slessarev, Helen; Cartelli, Tom (1972-05-03)
    "The case is not only important because it points out the tainted nature of American political process, but also because Angela Davis embodies the basic struggles of our period - she is black and she is a woman. Her ...
  • Unknown author (1980-05-19)
    "John LaPorta, musician, composer, author and teacher will present a Workshop on Ear Training and Improvisation at the Black Music Division's weekly forum on Tuesday, May 20, 1980."
  • Ash, Jay; Graves, Milford; Hoyer, Jeff; Brooks, Arthur (1976-10-06)
    "We have been aware, on a personal and divisional level, of the closet cultural racist ideologies displayed by various individuals within the other divisions at this college for some time now, and, the continued existence ...
  • Hoyer, Jeff (1976-10-08)
    "The issues referred to in this week's open letter to Dr. Murphy were supposed to have been resolved three years ago. That this meaningless and often slanderous debate is allowed to go on, represents a continuing insult ...
  • Brooks, Art; Horenstein, Stephen; Ash, Jay; Dixon, Bill; Hoyer, Jeff; Milford, Graves (1976-09)
    "Due to the inadequacy of the space situation as it currently exists at the college for the practical implementation of teaching and the work of students in the Division (and we need not mention that occasional performances ...
  • Unknown author (1975-10-16)
    "Mr. Neal is currently teaching at Williams College in the English Department. He is the Co-Editor of the publication Black Fire. His lecture will be on the relationships between Black Literature and Black Music."
  • Svane, Christina (1975-05-28)
    "The desire to cripple the Black Music Division is a symptom of the college's current hypocrisy about its role in the arts and the world. If it hopes to regain its role as a pioneer, it must decide to do so, and know ...
  • Unknown author (1975-05-29)
  • MacGregor, Susan B. (1975-05-22)
    "The brief history of Black Music at Bennington has been equally disconcerting. The move to include Black Music in the Bennington curriculum was not intitated by the College indeed it was quite literally a campaign mounted ...
  • Unknown author (1975-03-21)
    "Mr. Jimmy Stewart, musician, poet, playwright and essayist, who lives in Philadelphia, will be the guest artist for this Workshop. Mr. Stewart will present a talk on musical partials, the use of these partials in ...
  • Unknown author (1975-06-05)
    "Friday evening'sConcert will feature Jimmy Lyons and the Advanced Black Music Ensemble at 8 :15 p.m. in the Carriage Barn. Saturday, there will be a concert of works by Bill Dixon and Jeff Hoyer, and various soloists ...
  • Bennington Black & Red (1969-09-22)
    "This Tuesday, September 23, a man is going to die in the electric chair. He is Fred Ahmed Evans. Perhaps many people at Bennington have never heard of him, much less his execution."
  • Unknown author (1974-12-02)
    "In conjunction with this Exhibition, there will be a series of informal evening concerts on Thursday, December 5 and Friday, December 6 in the Carriage Barn at 10:15 p.m."

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