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Is God Funky or What Part 3 Featuring Dr. Hakeem Leonard

February 25, 2021, 7:30 pm
Location Cali Music Live
SponsorSponsored by the MSU John C. Cali School of Music, Department of Religion, Institute for the Humanities, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Research on Interdisciplinary Global Studies.CostFreeMore Informationhttps:/‌/‌‌john-j-cali-school-of-music/‌cali-livePosted InCali School of Music
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This online series will explore the dynamic interplay of race, music, healing, religion, and post-colonial theory inspired by the book, Is God Funky or What?: Black Biblical Culture and Contemporary Popular Music, authored by Dr. Theodore W. Burgh.  Part 3 features Dr. Hakeem Leonard and is hosted by Dr. Kate E. Temoney and Dr. Michael Viega

Dr. Hakeem Leonard is a musician, professor of music therapy, and equity leader at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. He teaches with a lifespan developmental approach rooted in attunement and regulation and values critical reflexivity as a way of being and becoming.  His scholarly pursuits lie in race and culture, equity, hip-hop/rap, art-based inquiry, pain management, and health and wellness.