History Department
History Department

IHS Workshop: "Sound Investments: Amateur Musicians Making American Pop" by Dr. Karl Miller, University of Texas at Austin

Mon, October 15, 2012 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 AM

Karl Hagstrom Miller is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin.  He is the author of the award-winning book Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow.  His current project, Sound Investments: Amateur Musicians Make American Pop, is a history of US popular music from Tin Pan Alley to hip hop told from the perspective of ordinary musicians: parlor pianists, bedroom warblers, and anonymous hacks.  Dr. Miller received his Ph.D. from New York University in 2002.

Link to Dr. Karl Miller's faculty homepage.

Responder: James Buhler, Associate Professor, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, UT Austin. Prof. Buhler's faculty home page: http://www.music.utexas.edu/directory/details.aspx?id=28

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, October 12.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History

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