[PAST EVENT] California Dreamin': American Idol, Place, and the Apotheosis of the American Dream
April 7, 2011
5pm - 6pm
LocationChancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Room 102
300 James Blair Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Please join the Department of Music for a public lecture concerning the televised singing competition American Idol. This talk will examine the connections between the hit show and the ultimate American narrative a story in which Manifest Destiny, the spirit of capitalism, and the allure of seizing the microphone lead inexorably West.