Lecture Description

Based on McPherson’s book “The World and US: One Band’s Remaking of Global Activism,” this talk argues that the band evolved decade after decade into the force for global activism that it became in the 2000s. From consciousness-raising to fund-raising to direct action to mega-philanthropy and courting legislators, the band showed the many ways artists and activists can effect real change in the world.

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International Relations Music

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