Dr. Tammy Kernodle, a musicologist and specialist on women in jazz, will discuss “Tryin’ Times: Black Women, Soul and Narratives of Resistance in the Age of Black Power” from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, for the Global Music Series presented by Fresno State’s Department of Music. She also will present “Playing from the Margins: Gender, Jazz and Cultural Containment in Cold War Era America” from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. The free, public lectures, both in the University Business Center, Peters Business 191, are cosponsored by the Center for Creativity and the Arts under its 20-17-18 theme “Voice and Silence: Expressions of Community, Advocacy and the Human Spirit” and Associated Students Inc. Kernodle is a professor of musicology at Miami University of Ohio. Her scholarship has focused mainly on various genres of African American music, jazz and gender and popular music. INFO: Dr. Donald Henriques at dhenriques@csufresno.edu and the Arts and Humanities blog.