Leadership Conference Examines Hip Hop Culture

Posted: October 16, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 15th Annual Black Student Leadership Conference presents “Hip Hop Culture: The Impact” on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3. Presented by the Department of African American Studies, the conference focuses on the political, social, economic, gender, and cultural implications of hip hop culture.

Guests include the members of the Duke Ellington School for the Performing Arts; Jay Cooper, teen activist and host of Black Entertainment Television’s “Teen Summit”; and Tricia Rose, author of Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America and professor of history and African American studies at New York University.

The cost is $25 for George Mason students; $55 for non-George Mason students. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 19. No registration will be available on site. For more information, call x34080 or visit www.gmu.edu/departments/afam.

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