Stephanie Shonekan and Special Guests
Keynote Lecture: To Be Free: Black Lives Matter and Music
Panel Discussion: The Intersection of Music and Race
Featured keynote speaker Stephanie Shonekan is the Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Science and Professor of Music at the University of Missouri. Shonekan earned a PhD in ethnomusicology and folklore with a minor in African American Studies from Indiana University. Her publications explore the nexus where identity, history, culture and music meet. Her most recent books include: Black Lives Matter and Music (2018), and Black Resistance in the Americas (2018).