Film screening: A Conjoining of Ancient Song

Event time: 
Monday, April 22, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Battell Chapel (BATTELL) See map
College and Elm Sts.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

A Conjoining of Ancient Song
a half hour documentary by Willie Ruff and Gretchen Berland on line-singing
screening and discussion
Monday, April 22 | 7 PM
Battell Chapel (400 College at Elm)

A half hour Yale documentary retraces the trajectory of a rapidly eroding form of congregational singing out of Scotland and into both African-American and Native American religious song traditions.

Musician Willie Ruff, Sociologist Kai Erikson, and Gretchen Berland, MD will discuss the work, and invite questions.