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School of Music hosts first-ever International Summer Institute for Reggae Studies

July 3, 2019

School of Music faculty with Jamaican delegates

School of Music faculty with Jamaican delegates
From left to right: Paul Shaw, Michael Kim, Olivia Grange, Scott Currie, Marlon Williams

Led by Professor Scott Currie, the School of Music was honored to host North America’s first-ever International Summer Institute for Reggae Studies at the University of Minnesota (June 24-28). School of Music Professors Scott Currie, Akosua Addo, Paul Shaw, and Michael Kim welcomed to campus the Honorable Olivia Grange, CD, MP, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport; Mr. Marlon Williams, Senior Education Officer in the Core Curriculum Unit of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, and members of their delegation. The School of Music looks forward to future collaborations in years ahead with our Jamaican colleagues. Learn more about the International  Summer Institute for Reggae Studies

Photo from left to right: Paul Shaw, Michael Kim, Olivia Grange, Scott Currie, Marlon Williams