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Songs in Black and Lavender: Race, Sexual Politics, and Women's Music (African Amer Music in Global Perspective) ePub download

by Linda Tillery,Eileen M. Hayes

  • Author: Linda Tillery,Eileen M. Hayes
  • ISBN: 0252035143
  • ISBN13: 978-0252035142
  • ePub: 1255 kb | FB2: 1920 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; 1st edition (February 26, 2010)
  • Pages: 248
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Votes: 157
  • Format: lrf azw lit doc
Songs in Black and Lavender: Race, Sexual Politics, and Women's Music (African Amer Music in Global Perspective) ePub download

She offers sage perspectives on black women's involvement in the women's music festival scene

She offers sage perspectives on black women's involvement in the women's music festival scene. This is the book we've been waiting for. Hayes provides valuable interrogations of the internal and external politics around race, gender, sexuality, culture, and the formations of black feminist consciousness that can make or break a social movement. - Kimberly Springer. Eileen M. Hayes is an associate professor of music and the chair of the division of music history, theory, and ethnomusicology at the University of North Texas.

An analysis of black women's involvement in the "women's music" scene . Hayes also offers sage perspectives on black women's involvement i. .

An analysis of black women's involvement in the "women's music" scene from the 1970s to today. Drawing on fieldwork conducted at eight women's music festivals, Eileen M. Hayes shows how studying these festivals-attended by predominately white lesbians-provides critical insight into the role of music and lesbian community formation. Hayes also offers sage perspectives on black women's involvement in the women's music festival scene, the ramifications of their performances as drag kings in those environments, and the challenges and joys of a black lesbian retreat based on the feminist festival model.

Songs in Black and Lavenderis an ambitious undertaking that provides the reader with an incisive and thought-provoking analysis of a musical space that has been significantly reconfigured since its emergence in the early 1970s

Songs in Black and Lavenderis an ambitious undertaking that provides the reader with an incisive and thought-provoking analysis of a musical space that has been significantly reconfigured since its emergence in the early 1970s. As has been true with all major political or social movements, the concept of women’s music was born out of a need for free expression and self-identification.

Americana Songs in Black and Lavender. McBride, R. (2011) Americana Songs in Black and Lavender: Race, Sexual Politics, and Women's Music, by Eileen M. Hayes (African American Music in Global Perspective). In: Notes, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 517-519

Americana Songs in Black and Lavender. Race, Sexual Politics, and Women's Music, by Eileen M. 517-519.

Black Women and Music: More Than the Blues (African Amer Music in Global Perspective). Women in Jazz need much more exposure than they have gotten. This books speaks volumes. Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday.

Based in part on that work, Hayes's Songs in Black and Lavender: Race, Sexual Politics, and Women's Music remains the only in-depth examination of "the manifestations of black feminist consciousness" and "black women's collective presence" as performers, festival participants, and organizers in "women's music" (1-2)

Eileen M. Hayes argues that the women's music festival, with its foundation in lesbian . African Amer Music in Global Perspective.

Eileen M. Hayes argues that the women's music festival, with its foundation in lesbian feminism, is a significant institutional site for the emergence of black feminist consciousness in the contemporary period. She offers sage perspectives on black women's involvement in the women's music festival scene, the ramifications of their performances as drag kings in those environments, and the challenges and joys of a black lesbian retreat based on the feminist festival model. University of Illinois Press. Hayes argues that the women's music festival, with its . Veteran vocalist, percussionist, and producer Linda Tillery provides a foreword. With acuity and candor, Hayes elucidates why this music scene matters. She offers sage perspectives on black women's involvement in the women's music festival scene, the ramifications of their performances as drag kings in those Eileen M.

Referencing and expanding on these works, Black Women and Music . While scholarship on women and jazz has tended to focus on the past, and on th.

As Hayes explains in the book’s introduction, the subtitle pays homage to scholarly insights from studies of black women and the blues by Carby (1994), Davis (1998), Daphne Duval Harrison (1988), and others-while refracting their critical insights through multiple genres for an even fuller and more complex understanding of black women’s negotiations of race

Drawing on fieldwork conducted at eight women's music festivals, Eileen M. Hayes shows how studying these festivals--attended by predominately white lesbians--provides critical insight into the role of music and lesbian community formation. She argues that the women's music festival is a significant institutional site for the emergence of black feminist consciousness in the contemporary period. Hayes also offers sage perspectives on black women's involvement in the women's music festival scene, the ramifications of their performances as drag kings in those environments, and the challenges and joys of a black lesbian retreat based on the feminist festival model. With acuity and candor, longtime feminist activist Hayes elucidates why this music scene matters. Veteran vocalist, percussionist, producer, and cultural historian Linda Tillery provides a foreword.