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Rap Research Group #1: Masculinity
As part of X-Lab, Eyebeam Resident Tahir Hemphill has organized a Rap Research Group. The group - made up of enthusiasts, historians, creative technologists, cultural critics, linguists, teachers, MC’s and academics - will meet to discuss.
The Research Group will meet every other Wednesday at 7PM beginning December 1. The schedule is as follows:
December 1: Masculinity. Sam Han - On the Looming Crisis of Masculinity in Hip Hop…and why it’s a good thing http://is.gd/h5u8V
December 15: Religion. Reverend Sekou - Is Hip-Hop Just A Euphemism For A New Religion?
December 29: Migratory Aesthetics. Zuhirah Khaldun - The Blueprint: An Inner City Model For International Hip-Hop
January 12: Cultural Analysis. Tahir Hemphill - The (Im)possibility of Quantifying Art & Metaphor in Rap
January 26: Feminism. TBD
People: Tahir Hemphill
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