Angolan Radio in 5 Songs

October 24, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Marissa Moorman

Marissa Moorman's new book, Powerful Frequencies, is about radio and the state in Angola, 1931-2002. It is not about music. Yet these five pieces of music enliven the dense nexus of sentiment, technology, and power at stake in the history of radio in Southern Africa.

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  • Concilium on Southern Africa
  • Africa Initiative