Marybeth Hamilton
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Retelling the History of Black Music: Everything You Know About the Blues Is Wrong
2 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

For the most part, blacks were not involved in the heroic work of rescuing the black acoustic blues legacy from the passage of time.


In Search of the Blues by Marybeth Hamilton
6 Mar 2008 // 3:00 PM

This is a different story of the blues; it is the story of those people (primarily white men and women) who were in search of something that they believed the blues or some other form of secular and "primitive" African-American music communicated in an undiluted manner.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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