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Global Hip Hop and Civics Education Symposium
Saturday, April 06, 2024, 09:30am - 05:30pm
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Global Hip Hop and Civics Education SymposiumA day-long event for K-12 educators, Rutgers students and faculty, artists, and community leaders to learn strategies for promoting the educational values of orality, storytelling, multilingualism, and community engagement through a Global Hip Hop framework, along with perspectives on youth movements and practices throughout the world.

A concert featuring RMS, ResKp, Where’s Nasty, and Gunman Xuman will follow.

Keynote Speakers:

Lauren Leigh Kelly (Associate Professor of Urban Teacher Education, Rutgers Graduate School of Education)
Marjoris Regus (Assistant Professor of Music Education, Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts)

Featured Artists:

Xuman (Rapper; Senegal), Safiath (Singer and Rapper; Niger), Laura Concieçao (Slam Poet; Brazil), Jason Almeida (DJ; Providence, RI), Angelique Germain (Filmmaker; Canada)

Community Organizations:

Hip Hop Youth Research and Activism, University of Orange: Education for Equity (Orange, NJ), ARTIS Love and Action (Hoboken, NJ)

Research Perspectives:

Crystal Endsley Taylor (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY), Rabani Garg (UPenn), Hugo Bujon (Rutgers Camden), Lynne Stillings (Ashinaga USA), Ousseina Alidou (Rutgers University), Brendan Kibbee (Rutgers University)

Location Rutgers Academic Building – East Wing, College Avenue Campus, 15 Seminary Place, Room AB 2400, New Brunswick, NJ

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