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Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire

September 9, 2022

Jonathan M. Katz
Jonathan M. Katz

The speaker for this event is Jonathan M. Katz, freelance journalist and author of "Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire"


Intersections: Black and Indigenous Sound in the Early Atlantic World

October 15, 2022

Illustration: Black king, under the usual parasol, participates in the solemnity of his coronation. Note the musical instruments: some of European origin, such as the viola, and others of African origin, such as the atabaque and the marimba.
Carlos Julião, “Coroação de um Rei negro nos festejos de Reis” (18th century)

"Intersections" focuses specifically on Black and Indigenous sound, music and auditory culture in the early Atlantic world.


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