“Eternal Gain”: A Symposium on Dr. Mattie Moss Clark and the Clark Sisters

Event time: 
Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 8:30am to 6:00pm
Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center (GBCC) See map
391 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Join us for a daylong meditation on the distinctive musical, spiritual, and cultural contributions of Dr. Clark and the Clark Sisters, to include presentations by: Ambre Dromgoole, Dr. Almeda Wright, Dr. Ashon Crawley, Dr. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Dr. Deborah Smith Pollard, Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman, Dr. Guthrie Ramsey, Dr. Henry Washington, Jr., Dr. Marla Frederick, and Dr. Todne Thomas.

Coinciding with the Clark Sisters’ Yale residency, the symposium’s presentations will show how the careers and legacies of Dr. Clark and the Clark Sisters illuminate a host of issues pertaining to the music(s) of the Black church, including gender, kinship, instrumentality, fashion, media, and the music industry. Register for the symposium here.

A masterclass will also be offered from 2:15-3:45 p.m in Marquand Chapel which requires separate registration. Register here.

Please refer to Yale visitor’s policy for COVID-19 Information

Open to: 
General Public