Vanderbilt News: ‘The Banjo’ musical conversation features Dubois and Flemons

Laurent Dubois, author of The Banjo: America’s African Instrument, and Dom Flemons, a Grammy-winning musician who is known as “the American Songster,” will come together for a public discussion Jan. 26.

“The Banjo: A Conversation with Laurent Dubois and Dom Flemons” will begin at 4:10 p.m. in Vanderbilt University’s Alumni Hall, Room 206.

Dubois, the Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University, is a specialist on the history and culture of the Atlantic world, with a focus on the Caribbean. His other books include Haiti: The Aftershocks of History and Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France.

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