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Cajun Song Traditions

Cajun music ranks among North America’s most misunderstood music traditions. With roots dating back as far as the 12th century, it has survived multiple transatlantic displacements, a 19th century cultural metamorphosis, anti-francophone legislation and continues to live and evolve today. Explore Cajun music’s origins and its continued evolution in the 20th and 21st centuries.


Nancy Carey, Ph.D.

Nancy Carey is a musician and educator who conducts research in the field of ethnomusicology. Her research focus is the relationship between Cajun song traditions and the sustainability of Louisiana’s francophone culture. She was selected as a presenter at the ... read more

Date: Thu, Sept 23

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Nancy Carey Ph.D.

Fee: $10

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: FALL:318

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