Exploring Whitfield Lovell With Dr. Clark White At The Hunter Thursday

Monday, September 30, 2013

Noted sociologist, historian, musician and "bluesologist" Dr. Clark White of the UTC Department of History will explore the stories we can find in the art of Whitfield Lovell at the Hunter Museum of American Art Thursday at 6 p.m.  

Dr. White teaches on the history of the blues and African Americans in popular culture. He has most recently published essays in Feeding the Soul: Black Music - Black Thought (2011), a volume that revisits the history of black music, and is currently working on the history of the blues in Chattanooga.


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