“Young Americans”: Prince, Bowie, Funk & the 1970s (conference session)

01.27.17 | 3:45pm–5:15pm
January 27, 2017 | 3:45pm–5:15pm |

Location: 

Yale University Art Gallery see map 
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520

Event description: 

“Young Americans”: Prince, Bowie, Funk & the 1970s

Speakers:

Michaelangelo Matos, author of Sign ‘O’ the Times, “From the Depot to Uncle Sam’s: Minneapolis, Clubs, AOR, and Prince in the Seventies”

Jason King, Director of Global Studies and Director of Writing, History, and Emergent Media Studies, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, New York University, “GPS Mapping Prince’s 1984 ‘Erotic City’ and David Bowie’s 1975 Young Americans

Moderator: Sonnet Retman, Associate Professor, American Ethnic Studies, University of Washington