CCSU Scholars for Life: Folksingers of the 1960s a

Wednesday, August 05, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type
Workshop/Seminar
Contact
Christa Sterling
860 832-2277
Department
Continuing Education
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Link
http://today.ccsu.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=359530

 Folksingers such as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Phil Ochs, and Peter Paul and Mary had tremendous impact on the political  and social climate of the 1960s.  During this session we will analyze the music and message of these incredibly powerful performers.  During the early 1970s these “folksingers” were replaced with an equally talented group of “singer songwriters”, such as James Taylor, Cat Stevens, Carole King, and many more.  These performers were singing about very different topics than the folksingers of the 1960s, and we will analyze what this tells us about changes in American society taking place in this period.

 

Please forward this invitation to others!

 

Registration is easy.  Click on Register Here when it’s time to join the talk Register Here

 

You can also join from our website:  https://ce.ccsu.edu/life-leisure/

 

If you are on a phone and are asked for a password it’s:  Singers

 

When you join the session, your audio will be off, but you will be able to see and hear the presentation.  Your video will still be on and you can turn this off when you join – or just cover your webcam.  I will keep everyone muted until the Q & A.  If you want to ask questions you will be unmuted.  

 

This should be easy – but we are allowing an extra 15 minutes to set up.  The talk with begin at 7:00 pm, but we will be there at 6:45 pm to assist. 

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