Sat. April 18: WRITING & REPRESENTING HIP HOP CULTURE CONFERENCE – UC Berkeley CA

WRITING & REPRESENTIN HIP HOP CULTURE CONFERENCE

Saturday, April 18, 2009
8:30 am – 6:45 pm

University of California, Berkeley
128 Morrison Hall Berkeley CA 94720
http://berkeley.edu

FREE with registration: ucbhiphopconference@gmail.com
or www.dreamdancecompany.org

Keynote Speakers
H. Samy Alim
: UCLA, Anthropology and African-American Studies
Dawn Elissa-Fischer: San Francisco State, Africana Studies
Jorge FABEL Pabon: Senior VP/Rock Steady Crew, NYU Tisch School of Performing Arts)

Symposium Discussants
Adam Mansbach: Author, Angry Black White Boy, The End of the Jews
Halifu Osumare: University of California, Davis
Heike Raphael-Hernandez: University of Maryland, Europe

Special Feature Performances from 2 pm – 3 pm
DJ Dee Android & DJ Celskiii (Mighty 4)
with
B-Boy Jivan Ivan (Breakvision)
d. sabela grimes
(dance)
JenRO
(Oakland MC)
Live Art by Ariel Shepard (People’s Graphics, Oakland)

Topics to Be Discussed
Hip Hop Identities and Representation, Glocal Hip Hop Communities, Performing Hip Hop, Challenging Methodologies and more including Nate Dumas, Kendra Salois, Page M. Blair, Barbara Panuzzo, Dr. Christopher Holmes Smith, Dr. Michael Barnes, Justin Schell,
James Redfield, Todd Landon Barnes, Naomi Bragin, Christina Zanfanga, D. Sabela Grimes, Jeremy Finkelstein, Christopher Deis, Justin Williams and others.


Registration and Conference Details
www.dreamdancecompany.org or ucbhiphopconference@gmail.com
Sponsored by UC Berkeley Hip-Hop Studies Working Group, DREAM Dance Company,
the Graduate Assembly, June Jordan’s Poetry for the People and

the Departments of Music, Ethnic Studies and Anthropology at UC Berkeley.

For disability accommodations, please contact
(510) 643-6473, (510) 642-6376 (TTY), or
http://access.berkeley.edu

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