Meadows School of the Arts

Book Signing: American Film Musicals by Professor Sean Griffin

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sean Griffin, professor of film & media arts, will sign copies of his new book, Free and Easy? A Defining History of the American Film Musical Genre at the SMU bookstore. The book narrates the evolution of the film musical genre, discussing its influences and how it has come to be defined. It surveys centuries of music history from the music and dance of Native Americans to contemporary music performance in streaming media. Dr. Griffin teaches courses on the history of animation and on musicals – and often sings to his classes!




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