Hip-Hop Feminism: The Southern Dance Movement
Adeerya Johnson (Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice Institute)
Coach House, Green College, UBC
Monday, February 24, 8-9 pmin the series
Green College Resident Members' Series
This lecture will focus on the power of Black girlhood and the rise of southern female Hip-Hop artists. It will explain how many foundational dances from the American south became pinnacle dances of the late ‘90s and 2000s, and explore their ties to southern Hip-Hop sounds.
Adeerya Johnson is a first-year PhD student in the Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice Institute at the University of British Columbia. Her research interest is Hip-Hop feminism, Black popular culture, critical race theories, and gentrification. Adeerya currently holds a MA in African American Studies and a BA in Psychology.
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6201 Cecil Green Park Rd
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
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