Monday, April 4, 2022 5pm to 6pm
About this Event
Considering a curatorial career? Join this conversation with Dr. Krystal Klingenberg, Curator of Music in the division of Cultural and Community Life at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Previously Krystal held professorial positions at Swarthmore College and the University of Hartford. She received her PhD in May of 2019 from the Music Department of Harvard University, with a secondary field in African and African American Studies. Her dissertation turned book project is on the creation and distribution of Ugandan popular music. It tackles questions of national identity in music, the status of copyright in Uganda today, and the growth of the Ugandan music industry. Krystal’s interests include global Black popular musics, African American music, digital media, and social justice.
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