Société Nationale de Musique: what happened in the 20s?

As we came across it many times in class readings, my research subject Société Nationale de Musique seemed to be easy to approach. However, when I tried to look at the music society in the 20s exclusively, things started to get confusing. Société Nationale de Musique...

The Folies-Bergere

I have had a very interesting time researching The Folies-Bergere was a strange mix of things culturally. In some ways it was very scandalous and racy. The acts that were being put on seemed to be very edgy. But at the same time, many of the audience-members were...

The Character of a Place

Sometimes it is easy to forget that buildings and places have character. Buntrock has a radically different character or feel than Mellby or Thorson. In my research, it has become clear that the  character of a place can influence or be influenced by what happens...

Negrophilia in 1920s Paris: Origins and Legacy

I’m interested in engaging more deeply with the concept of Negrophilia, considering it alongside claims of 1920s Paris as being a less openly-racist environment than the United States, and learning more about how related assumptions, attitudes, and actions are...