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Yolanda Y Williams

Yolanda Y Williams

612/624-0362
Afro-American & African Studies 808 SocSci 267 19th Ave S

Specialties

  • African American music cultures
  • jazz
  • blues
  • gospel
  • feminism

Educational Background

  • MA: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, n/a.

Publications

  • "Bebop": Williams, Yolanda, Greenwood Publishing Group, African American Folklore Encyclopedia, 1 , 2004.
  • "The Crossraods in Myth and Folklore": Williams, Yolanda, Greenwood Publishing Group, African American Folklore Encyclopedia.
  • "Fasola Singing in the Black Community": Williams, Yolanda, Greenwood Publishing Group, African American Folklore Encyclopedia, 2004.

Professional Activities

  • P & A Board: Member , Fall, 2008

Outreach Activities

  • President of Hamline Black Alumni Association: September, 2008

Courses Taught

  • AFRO 3301: The Music of Black Americans
  • AFRO 3108: The History of Jazz
  • AFRO 3634: The History of Blues and Rhythm and Blues
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