Beirut's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR)
 

The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) announces the following events throughout the Spring 2014 semester:

Race, Space, and Coalitional Politics
A talk by Dr. Gaye Johnson, UCSB

Date: May 14, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm
Place: Building 37 (CASAR)

Gaye Theresa Johnson is Associate Professor of Black Studies with affiliations in the departments of History and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her focus is in 20th-century U.S. history, race and racism, and cultural history, with an emphasis on music. She is the author of Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity: Music, Race and Spatial Entitlement in Los Angeles (University of California Press, 2013) and Women in Hip Hop: A Radical Herstory, which will be published by Haymarket Press. She is also working on a narrative history of the relationship between national security and African-American and Latino confinement – social and carceral - in the U.S. since 1840.  Johnson has a B.A. in Sociology and Ethnic Studies from the University of California at San Diego and a PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota.

Hip Hop and Global Culture
A talk by Chuck D.

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Place: IFI Auditorium

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