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My main scholastic aim is to contribute to a fuller consideration of African American Gospel Music, one which brings issues of sound organization to the fore of the intellectual conversation about the genre. Below you’ll find excerpts from my Curriculum Vitae.

EDUCATION

Duke University        – –       B.A. Music  with Highest Distinction        – –        May  2012

Senior Distinction Thesis:    “All Things To All Men: Richard Smallwood’s Gospel Music”

AWARDS

Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship

National Achievement Scholarship

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

PUBLICATIONS

Postmodern Gospel: Richard Smallwood’s Compositional Aesthetic                                   2011 Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Journal, Harvard University,  2011

Research presentations

“Total Praise: A Model of Canonization in African American Gospel Music”                                      2011 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Southeastern Regional Conference                         Emory University/Spelman College, Atlanta, GA – November 20, 2010

“Total Praise: A Model of Canonization in African American Gospel Music”                                     Visible Thinking: Duke’s  Showcase of Student Research                                                                       Duke University, Durham, NC – April 18, 2011

“Using Spectral Analysis to Study Combinations of Voices and Hammond Organ in Gospel Music”                                                                                                                                                      2011 Undergraduate Poster Presentation                                                                                            Duke University Physics Department, Durham, NC – April 28, 2011

 “A Preacher’s Chord: Richard Smallwood’s “Hammer” Six-Four”                                                            2011 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Southeastern Regional Conference                                Duke University, Durham, NC – November 12, 2011

 “A Preacher’s Chord: Richard Smallwood’s “Hammer” Six-Four”                                                       Visible Thinking: Duke’s  Showcase of Student Research                                                                          Duke University, Durham, NC – April 18, 2012

“Gospel Goes to Church (Again): Richard Smallwood’s Hybridity as Liturgical Compromise”                                                                                                                                               2012 ACC Meeting of the Minds                                                                                                         Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA –March 30, 2012

 “Gospel Goes to Church (Again): Richard Smallwood’s Hybridity as Liturgical Compromise”                                                                                                                                         Mellon Mays Graduate Student Summer Conference                                                                           Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA –June 14, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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