Winter 2016 Talks

Hip Hop for a Different Future (Panel Discussion) Hart House, U of T Feb 25, 2016 The T-Dot & the 6ix (Pop Up Talk) Art Gallery of Ontario, March 3, 2016   Remix 2.1: Beyond Fetishization (Invited Performance Lecture) RTA School of Media, March 25, 2016 Know the Ledge, Sites of Learning in Hip Hop … Continue reading Winter 2016 Talks

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Upcoming: Hip Hop for a Different Future (panel discussion)

  Hip Hop culture is a manifestation of the radical imagination of Black and Brown youth coming of age in post-industrial South Bronx in the mid-1970s, an era marked by massive joblessness, defunding of schools and youth spaces and programs, the expansion of the prison industrial complex, and the militarization of urban space (Akom, 2009; … Continue reading Upcoming: Hip Hop for a Different Future (panel discussion)