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Tricia Rose Lecture: Hip Hop Wars + Diverse 21st Century Society

The Hip Hop Wars and Why They Matter for Creating a Just and Diverse Society in the 21st Century.

Join the Brown Alumni Association of Northern California in welcoming Tricia Rose (YC '84), Professor and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies at Brown University on Thursday evening, January 20, 2011.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lecture and buffet dinner

University Club
Fourth Floor Lounge
800 Powell Street (at California)
San Francisco

COSTS - Register by 1/15/11.

$40 Current Dues-Paying Members REGISTER here

$55 Non-Members and Guests REGISTER here

$65 AFTER JAN 15 - A late fee / walk in fee, depending on space. REGISTER here

No refunds.

Professor Rose will present topics ranging from "The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop - And Why It Matters" to Martin Luther King & the Legacies of the Civil Rights Era. Her engaging presentation will encourage lively discourse and thoughtful discussion.

Professor Rose lectures frequently on a wide range of topics relating to American cultural politics, black culture and music and gender. She has been featured as an expert commentator on NPR and other national and local radio outlets, and on television. More of her work can be found in articles appearing in magazines and newspapers such as Time, Essence, The New York Times and The Village Voice and on her website www.triciarose.com.

Tricia Rose was born and raised in New York City. She spent her childhood in Harlem and the Bronx. She graduated from Yale University where she received a BA in Sociology and then received her Ph.D. from Brown University in the field of American Studies. Before coming to Brown she taught at NYU and at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

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