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To commemorate #Juneteenth 2022, Holland & Knight’s Diversity Council is hosting an informative virtual program about Negro spirituals – the soulful, often religious songs initially used by enslaved persons to communicate with and encourage one another. Ramona La Roche, Ph.D., the Cultural Heritage Informaticist for the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, will moderate a […]

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Martin Center for the Arts 1320 W. State of Franklin, Johnson City

The Tennessee Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing will hold its 2021 workshop with a focus on spirituals and feature lectures by Randye Jones and performance and masterclasses by Ollie Watts Davis and Casey Robards. Live events will be held at the Martin Center for the Arts, East Tennessee State University. Jones' […]

Researching the Negro Spiritual

Zoom Meeting Online Presentation

From: Buehner, Katie R
Sent: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:44:46 AM
To: Jones, Randye
Cc: Kathleen Abromeit ; Hickner, Paula ;
Subject: Midwest MLA 2020 Presentation Proposal

Dear Randye,

On behalf on the Midwest Chapter of the Music Library Association, we are happy to inform you that your proposed presentation, “Researching the Negro Spiritual,” has been accepted by the Program Committee for the Chapter’s upcoming fall 2020 meeting, October 22-23.

As you know, the meeting will be held online using Zoom. If you are not familiar with or don’t have access to Zoom, please contact a member of the Program Committee listed below. Information about presenter use of Zoom will be forthcoming.

We are looking forward to your presentation and thank you for your willingness to contribute to the success of the Midwest Chapter’s meeting. You can find the program and registration information at

Best regards,

Katie Buehner, chair, MLA-MW Program Committee
Paula Hickner
Will Scharfenberger

Katie Buehner (she/her/hers)
Head, Rita Benton Music Library
93 E. Burlington St., Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Office: 319-335-3088