"Overseas Blues": European Perspectives on African American Music, to be held at University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester campus, July 23-26, 2004.
The conference will focus on the spread and influence of Black music, particularly but not exclusively the Blues, from the Americas to Europe. It will also consider the response of the European audience. Speakers include Paul Oliver, Guido van Rijn, Rainer Lotz, Bob Groom, Robert Tilling and Jen Wilson and they will consider the significance of Europe as a base or location for black performers and recording artists, the influence of black music on European popular music and culture.
For further information and registration details please contact: The School of Humanities, University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2QF
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