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Date & Time

Thursday, October 14, 2021
12:40 PM

Location

International House, Assembly Hall

Admission

Free

More Information

https://music.uchicago.edu/event/music-and-cultural-identity-conversation-plena-…

Contact

Music Department
773-702-8484

Description

Join us for a conversation between Jessica Swanston Baker and members of Plena Libre about plena as an Afro-Caribbean musical form, an important entry point into understanding the history and cultures of the Caribbean.

Free admission. Light refreshments will be served. Please register in advance.

Please note that the main entrance to International House is currently for residents only. Attendees should use the door on S Dorchester Ave to enter. International House is complying with all University guidelines on the Go Forward website and at this time, masks are required to be worn by unvaccinated and vaccinated attendees inside International House.

This convening is open to all invitees regardless of vaccination status and, because of ongoing health risks to the unvaccinated, those who are unvaccinated are expected to adopt the risk mitigation measures advised by public health officials (masking and social distancing, etc.). Public convening may not be safe for all and carries a risk for contracting COVID-19, particularly for those unvaccinated. Participants will not know the vaccination status of others, including venue staff, and should follow appropriate risk mitigation measures.

This event is presented in partnership with UChicago Presents, the Department of Music, and the International House Global Voices Program.