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Saturday, September 24, 2022


Dr. Dominique Cyrille, the first Rockefeller Resident Fellow at the newly opened Alton Augustus Adams Music Research Institute on St. Thomas, will give a public lecture on Nov. 8 titled "The Politics of Quadrille Performance in the French-Caribbean Colonies."
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 2 p.m. in Chase Auditorium in the lower level of the UVI Business Building.
Cyrille, originally from Martinique, holds a doctorate in Musicology from the Sorbonne in Paris and is an adjunct assistant professor in ethnomusicology in the Black Studies Center of Lehman College, City University of New York.
The Adams Institute is sponsored by the Center for Black Music Research of Columbia College Chicago and Cyrille's lecture is cosponsored by the Music Department of the University of the Virgin Islands.
For further information about the lecture or the Institute, see the article in St. Thomas Source Music section or call the Institute office at 715-5680.

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