It was also recently selected as part of the coups de coeur by the American Library in Paris Book Award committee, which recognizes a selection of books as having special merit. Moore’s book, which was published by Duke University Press in 2021, traces the popularization of African American music in postwar France, where it signaled new forms of power and protest.
Moore’s Book Soundscapes of Liberation Receives Multiple Honors
Associate Professor of History Celeste Day Moore’s recent book, Soundscapes of Liberation: African American Music in Postwar France, was named the winner of Best History in the category Best Historical Research on Recorded Jazz in the 2022 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence.
From Putin to Cleopatra - May 2023 News
May’s news highlights ranged from Russian President Putin’s future to the College’s Commencement. Links are provided, but some may require subscriptions to access content. Please contact Vige Barrie if you cannot open a link or do not have a subscription.
Cooley Publishes Op-ed on Race and Breeding
“For Derby Day, a Note of Caution About Horses and ‘Races,’” by Assistant Professor of History Mackenzie Cooley, was published by the History News Network in advance of May’s Kentucky Derby.
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