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New Scholarship: A Conjoining of Ancient Song

A Conjoining of Ancient Song

A half hour documentary by Willie Ruff and Gretchen Berland
Film screening and discussion
Willie Ruff • Gretchen Berland • Kai Erikson

Monday, April 22 | 7 pm
Battell Chapel

The half-hour Yale documentary retracing the trajectory of a rapidly eroding form of congregational singing out of Scotland and into both African American and Native American religious song traditions will be premiered.

View the trailer here.




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