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Sihler Lecture: Rev. Dr. Alisha Lola Jones

  • Date: Monday, March 9, 2020
  • Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Location: Valders 206
"Marian Anderson, Florence B. Price and the Sound of Black Sisterhood on the World's Stage". Rev. Dr. Alisha Lola Jones is an assistant professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University (Bloomington). Dr. Jones is a council member of the Society for Ethnomusicology's (SEN), American Musicological Society (AMS) and co-chair of the Music and Religion Section of the American Academy of Religion (AAR). Her work breaks ground by analyzing the role of gospel music making in constructing and renegotiating gender identity among black men. Dr. Jones' research interests include musical masculinities, global pop music, future studies, ecomusicology, music and theology, the music industry, musics of the African diaspora and emerging research on music and future foodways. For more information about Rev. Dr. Jones, please visit