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PANEL: Pedagogy, Protest, and Alternative Communities

Alain Derbez, Devin Hurd, Tracey Nicholls

Published: 2009-09-09

VIDEO: Three presenters give talks on a range of topics related to improvisation and community formation, and to the protestation of social inequities by those engaged in improvised practices.VIDEO: Three presenters give talks on a range of topics related to improvisation and community formation, and to the protestation of social inequities by those engaged in improvised practices. Alain Derbez: "To Listen to the Scenes and Watch the Music." Tracey Nicholls: "Strange Roots: The Liberatory Pedagogy of the Protest Song." Devin Hurd: "A Glimpse of a World Beyond Worlds: The Voyage of Sun Ra Through Terrestrial Trails." TEXT: Abstracts and biographies for the panelists.

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Musical improvisation is a crucial model for political, cultural, and ethical dialogue and action.

– Ajay Heble