College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Hip Hop Symposium

Hip Hop, Race, & Education

Feb 8, 2018 12:00 PM to Feb 8, 2018 5:00 PM at University Library Grand Reading Room (3rd floor)

Join us for the second annual Hip Hop Symposium. This year's event brings together CPP graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, and guests who will focus on the intersection of hip hop, race, & education.

Schedule

10am: Screening of Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, which will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Analena Hope

12pm: Keynote address from Dr. H. Samy Alim, Professor of Anthropology and David O. Sears Presidential Endowed Chair in the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. Dr. Alim's degree is in educational linguistics, and he researches the language and verbal art of Hip Hop Culture, both locally and globally.

1pm: Panel presentations by CPP students, faculty, and guests

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. For a full schedule and more information, click here. To participate in the symposium, register at bit.ly/hhsedu.

This event is sponsored by the University Library, the Department of English & Foreign Languages Lingua Franca Series, and the CLASS Dean's Office. For more information, contact Dr. Brian Stone at bjstone@cpp.edu.