The Delta Center for Culture and Learning at DeltaState University will present a First Tuesday session focused on theInternational Delta Blues Project on March 15 at 12:10 p.m. in theFielding Wright Art Center.
The session will have a special focus on the Blues Studies program that has launched at Delta State.
First Tuesday guests will be treated to alecture from renowned Blues historian Scott Barretta, host of Highway61 Radio and recipient of the 2016 Mississippi’s Governor’s Award forExcellence in the Arts for Mississippi heritage. Barretta will teach theSociology of the Blues course for the International Blues ScholarsProgram, a new online undergraduate and graduate certificate in BluesStudies that is being offered during the 2016 summer session. The onlineprogram will be available to Blues students and aficionados around theworld.