Rhae Lynn Barnes
Christopher Smith & Michael Borshuk on Josephine Baker Primary Sources Josephine Baker’s “Banana Dance” at Folies Bergere in Paris c1927 Josephine Baker in “Zouzou” (1934) Duke Ellington & the Cotton Club Orchestra, “Echoes of the Jungle” (1931) Guided Discussion Questions Why do you think that Josephine Baker chose music and dance as a way… MORE
The Show Must Go On Where It’s At: I Got Two Turn Tables and a Microphone Welcome back! History 389: “People Get Ready: American Cultural History” will now be rebranded as “History 389: The Show Must Go On.” I promised when we evacuated campus, I will do everything in my power to make this transition… MORE
Welcome to “The Show Must Go On: American Culture in Times of Crisis.” This is a free crowdsourced American history curriculum developed by American scholars to help reduce the workload of millions of teachers and professors on the frontlines of public education during the unprecedented #Covid19 shutdowns and university evacuations.