Centennial Lecture Series Addresses "Hip-Hop and Politics"

10/14/2006

The first two lectures in the “Hip-Hop and Politics” series will be given by Jacqueline Springer, a British journalist who has worked to demystify the impact contemporary black music has on youth culture, and as that youth ages, society in general.

“From the Spray Can to the Supreme Court: Rap Music and Culture and Their Relationship with the Law."
1-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Archer 365

“Code of the Streets: Rappers and the 'Law' of Snitching"
3-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 15
McDermott Conference Room, Donahue 128
A reception will immediately follow the second lecture.

This Centennial Lecture Series is presented by the Government Department.

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