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Lunch & Learn: Why Music Matters

DATE & TIME
Thursday, April 30, 2020
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
SPEAKER(S)

Glenn Patterson, PhD Candidate

COST

This event is free

ORGANIZATION

QUESCREN

CONTACT

QUESCREN

WHERE

Online

Title: QUESCREN Lunch & Learn: Why Music Matters in English-Speaking Quebec
Presenter: Glenn Patterson, Ph.D. Candidate
Language of event: English presentation and Q+A session
When: April 30, noon to 1pm
Where: online via Zoom (Note: the Zoom link will be mailed to people who register)

The Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) and the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) collaborated for this instalment of QUESCREN's Lunch n' Learn series. Glenn Patterson is a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology who is leading "A Different Tune: Musical Heritage in English-Speaking Quebec" for QAHN.

This presentation and Q&A considers the role musical culture past and present plays in the vitality of Quebec's English-speaking communities. It includes musical excerpts from singer-songwriter-playwright Ian Tamblyn (Chelsea, QC) and hip-hop youth mentor Todd Smith (Lasalle, QC). It also features Glenn performing short excerpts of traditional music from the English-speaking communities of Valcartier and Gaspé respectively. 

This Lunch & Learn was made possible through the financial support of the Secretariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise and the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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