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Stephen Richer PhD presents: The life and times of Pete Seeger

  • 09/25/2015
  • 19:00
  • Gwen Shea Hall

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If I had a hammer: the Life and Times of Pete Seeger

Presented by Stephen Richer. PhD.

Banjo playing sociologist folk/protest singer, Stephen Richer, will provide us with an insightful and musically entertaining look at the life and music of Pete Seeger

Stephen Richer has a BA and MA from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Johns Hopkins University. He is currently a Professor Emeritus at Carleton University. He was head of the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Carleton  and coordinator of graduate studies there. He has been a folk/protest singer since his late teens and was a singer/activist during both the civil rights and anti-Vietnam movements. During his post-retirement years he was educational director on a world cruise, taught research methods to Cree people in James Bay,  has led singing for environmental and peace rallies, and has produced fund-raising shows. He currently teaches a series of courses on the history of protest music at Carleton’s Institute for Learning in Retirement.

Centre Wakefield La Pêche, 38 Ch Valley, La Pêche, QC, J0X 3G0, 819 459 2025

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