Past Event

Movin' On Up a Little Higher: From Mahalia to Mariah

A Road Scholar Program by Patricia Williams-Lessan

A Road Scholar Program by Patricia Williams-Lessane This program surveys the history of Gospel Music. From its development in music and lyric form under the likes of Thomas A. Dorsey and Mahalia Jackson, to modern-day Rhythm and Gospel hits, like Kirk Franklin’s “Stomp” and Yolanda Adams’s “Victory,” learn how this cultural form has become a mainstay of American urban radio.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Cynthia Dittrich, 708.331.5262.