Previewing the Provost Lecture with Dr. Guy
Kellie Jones and Guthrie Ramsey Share Thoughts on the Obama Portraits
On Mavis Staples's Principled Restraint and Buoyant Critique
#FreeMeek, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Soundtracking a Fraught Social Moment
Dr Guthrie P. Ramsey to Deliver Provost Lecture on Diversity
Bruno Mars's Big Night Suggests the GRAMMY Awards want to "Stick to Music"
What if Childish Gambino wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Bruno Mars Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Lorde Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What's Going On -- January 18, 2018
What if Jay Z Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Kendrick Lamar wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
The GRAMMY Nominations Weren't as Great as You Think They Were
"Riddim Analysis": Critical Karaoke and Reggae's Musical Geneaology
A Family Affair: Kellie and Hettie Jones in Conversation at Penn Book Center on Thursday, November 30
MusiQology Gives Thanks: 2017 Edition
Rap's Media Disruption: An (Extra)Ordinary Signpost
#16Bars: The Smithsonian Cypher and Public Pedagogy
The Eight Years In Power Soundtrack: Ta-Nehisi Coates's Musical Influences
What's Going On -- October 26, 2017
Starbucks on Mars
The following is a summary of how I introduced my Spring 2013 History of American...
Editor's note: The following catalogue essay was written for the Whitney Museum of American Art's 2012...
Black Music Month, Day #6 (excerpt of a speech to inaugurate the Frank Johnson Collection at the University...
A few Sundays ago, I entered The Race Dialogue Project’s new gallery, “Undressing Race.” As a member...
Summer is waning, classes are back in session, and it’s time, once again for another exciting season...
Editor’s Note: According to a recently produced “diversity timeline,” the Du Bois College House,...
Every city has a pulse. The heart of Chicago culture has a rhythmic pulse beat that hits with every...
WHAT: 9th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice
WHERE: Zellerbach Theatre,...
Penn Glee Club – The Star Spangled Banner
When one asks someone about ‘a capella’ music, the response...