Tuesday, May 7, 2013

May 13: 'Improvising the Hip-Hop Muslim International' at Stanford



Free Your Mind! IMPROVISING THE HIP-HOP MUSLIM INTERNATIONAL


DATE/TIME: MAY 13, 4:15PM – 5:45PM
LOCATION: CEMEX AUDITORIUM, ZAMBRANO HALL 641 KNIGHT WAY, STANFORD, CA 94305

Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American Hip-Hop artist – born in Saudi Arabia, raised in Washington DC and living in Los Angeles.

Sohail Daulatzai is an Associate Professor of both Film and Media Studies and African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. 

In the 21st century, we all improvise identity and race. In this so-called “post-identity” era, improvisation is a metaphor for both how we construct our selves and the mode through which we create our selves. Throughout this 10-week course, we will explore how artists improvise identity through jazz music, modern dance, drag performance, contemporary art, race comedy, food, hip-hop theory, and freestyl

FREE and Open to the Public

For more info see http://arts.stanford.edu/event/free-your-mind-improvising-the-hip-hop-muslim-international/

Co-Sponsored By: African & African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Asian American Student Association, The Cantor Arts Center, Center For African Studies, Undergraduate program in CSRE, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies, Institute on the Politics of Inequality, Race and Ethnicity at Stanford (InsPIRES), Jewish Studies, Music, Office Of The Provost, Religious Studies, Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities & Arts, Stanford Arts Institute, Stanford Humanities Center, Vice Provost for Student Affairs, and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate EducationFor more information visit diversityarts.stanford.edu

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