Hip Hop, Resistance and Diaspora
Thursday, September 21 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm
DePaul Art Museum, Multi-Purpose Room 935 W Fullerton Ave
Sponsored by the Center for Black Diaspora
Facilitated by Dr. Jalylah Burrell, DePaul's Ida B. Wells Fellow, African & Black Diaspora Studies Program.
Featuring Marcyliena Morgan, Director of Harvard's Hiphop Archive and Research Insitute.
Special performances by Chi Directs, DePaul Student Rappers and DJs.
This event provides an overview of the rhetorical development of hip-hop from its early beginnings in the 1970s to now. It explores ways in which the genre's use of language as not only a form of self-expression but a form of societal resistance in American pop culture and worldwide. After a talk from Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Director of Harvard's hip-hop archive, Dj Damon Locks will take us all on an auditory journey through hip-hop and its evolutions.
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