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Songs and Stories

Topics include: Thinking about how the issues Dave’s raised, and the way he’s crafted the stories of and around music, connects with the actual practice of writing, movie-making, songwriting. Suggested reading: "The Lonesome Death of Florence Thompson," Fortunate Son, Dave Marsh (1985) ; Brian DePalma in Two Hearts, Dave Marsh (2003)

Music and Education: Where the Spirit of Learning and Teaching Should Meet

Topics include: Education in and (mostly) beyond classrooms; learning how to teach from/with music; moving between intellectual/academic and community spaces; the tension between outsider and insider “audiences.” Suggested reading: “Nemachtilli: The Spirit of Learning, The Spirit of Teaching,” “Monsters of Our Own Making,” Louis J. Rodriguez