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