Regennia Williams: My Story, My Song, My Sources, a Washington, DC Jazz Book Tour Event

Francis A. Gregory Library

Regennia Williams: My Story, My Song, My Sources, a Washington, DC Jazz Book Tour Event

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Join author and historian, Dr. Regennia N. Williams, as she presents on the process of researching her latest title Washington, DC Jazz, an "Images of America" publication co-authored with Rev. Dr. Sandra Butler-Truesdale. Hear clips of oral history from DC jazz legends, learn about where Dr. Williams found her most telling sources and share your own insights to the world of jazz in our nation's capital. 

Dr. Regennia N. Williams is an independent consultant, an author, an educator, a historian and the founder and director of the RASHAD Center, Inc., a Maryland-based nonprofit organization.  She currently serves as a part-time instructor and a part-time faculty associate at Maryland’s Montgomery College. In 2010, she was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University, and, in 2019, she will serve as a Fulbright Specialist in the Department of History at the University of the Free State in South Africa. Other research-related travels have taken her to Canada, Austria, China and France. Her published works include books, book chapters, and articles in scholarly journals, newspapers, and magazines.  Dr. Williams is also the founder and editor of The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs and the Traditions & Beliefs newsletter. In 2018, Dr. Williams served as the humanities scholar for "Washington, DC, Jazz: The Music of the Metropolis and Beyond," a DC Legendary Musicians Humanities DC grant-funding project.

 

Add to Calendar 12-09-2019 19:30:00 12-09-2019 20:30:00 Regennia Williams: My Story, My Song, My Sources, a Washington, DC Jazz Book Tour Event Join author and historian, Dr. Regennia N. Williams, as she presents on the process of researching her latest title Washington, DC Jazz, an "Images of America" publication co-authored with Rev. Dr. Sandra Butler-Truesdale. Hear clips of oral history from DC jazz legends, learn about where Dr. Williams found her most telling sources and share your own insights to the world of jazz in our nation's capital.  Dr. Regennia N. Williams is an independent consultant, an author, an educator, a historian and the founder and director of the RASHAD Center, Inc., a Maryland-based nonprofit organization.  She currently serves as a part-time instructor and a part-time faculty associate at Maryland’s Montgomery College. In 2010, she was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University, and, in 2019, she will serve as a Fulbright Specialist in the Department of History at the University of the Free State in South Africa. Other research-related travels have taken her to Canada, Austria, China and France. Her published works include books, book chapters, and articles in scholarly journals, newspapers, and magazines.  Dr. Williams is also the founder and editor of The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs and the Traditions & Beliefs newsletter. In 2018, Dr. Williams served as the humanities scholar for "Washington, DC, Jazz: The Music of the Metropolis and Beyond," a DC Legendary Musicians Humanities DC grant-funding project.   false DD/MM/YYYY