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Name: Dr. Birgitta Johnson
Phone: 803-777-8370
Campus: Columbia
College: Music
Department: Music Education, History, and Theory
Campus (2): Columbia
College (2): Arts and Sciences
Department (2): African American Studies
Building: School of Music Room 321
Center/Institute: International and Area Studies, Walker Institute of
Position: Associate Professor
Research Interests: ethnomusicology; world music; African American and African music; music and worship in African American churches; musical change and identity in Black popular music; music in African American megachurhces; sacred music in the African diaspora, and community archiving. Specific genres: gospel music, praise and worship, blues, hip-hop, rhythm and blues, soul, and neo-soul; drumming and dance; community archiving
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