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The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture has decided to host this national conference on the topic of hip hop and feminism as an attempt to provide the needed space for debate and discussion about the impact of hip hop culture on the sexual, gender and racial understandings of young people around the world. This conference will provide a forum for scholars, students, artists, activists, community members and leaders, and members of the media interested in analyzing the relevancy of a feminist agenda among today?s hip hop generation. This event will also highlight the work of scholars, activists and artists across the country who are fighting for progressive representations of women in hip hop culture as they reshape feminist discourse and politics.

Confirmed participants include: Joan Morgan, Tricia Rose, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Hazel Carby, dream hampton, Rachel Raimist, Jessica Care Moore, Melyssa Ford, Alison Duke, Tamika Guishard, Kim Osorio, Gwendolyn Pough, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Cheryl Keyes, Akiba Solomon, Imani Perry, Marcyliena Morgan, Mark Anthony Neal, Byron Hurt, Yvonne Bynoe, Rosa Clemente, and Moya Bailey.

This event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. The deadline for registration is March 7, 2005. For additional information about the conference contact the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at (773) 702-8063 or csrpc@uchicago.edu. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the Center in advance of the event.

Added by Hashim on February 26, 2005

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