Words on Wheels Family History Writing: The Role of Music in Our Families

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Words on Wheels

Family History Writing: The Role of Music in Our Families

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 | 10 a.m.–noon

Music plays many roles for each of us and our families. For example, when we hear a song from our teenage years, it can bring back a flood of memories about what was happening in our lives at the time. Or when we hear our mother’s favorite song, it can make us think about her. 

When we hear a contemporary song, it can evoke a range of emotions—either because of the lyrics or the music. For example, “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling” has frequently been played at weddings even though its words tell a sad story. In this workshop, we will write about songs that have been meaningful to us and/or other members of our families. 

 

Presented by 
Duane Roen, PhD 
Professor of English
Arizona State University

Register at csrd.asu.edu/wordsonwheels or call 602-496-1376

 

Department: 
Center for the Study of Race and Democracy
Contact: 
CSRD admin
Email: 
Phone: 
602-496-1376
Location: 
Online
Campus: 
Online
Price: 
Free

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