'Hip hop, education, identities'
Wednesday May 30th 2012
From 2.30 to 4.00 – Large seminar room.
London Knowledge Lab 23-29 Emerald Street LondonWC1N 3QS
Coffee and tea will be available from 2.00
A roundtable discussion, chaired by Lucy Green, with David Kirkland, Rupa Huq, Francis Winston, Patrick Turner, Chris Richards
This event will explore developments in the British educational context in conversation with David Kirkland of New York University.
David Kirkland has written widely on urban youth culture, language and digital media. His new book, A Search Past Silence, will be published by Teachers College Press.
Rupa Huq is the author of Beyond subculture: pop, youth and identity in a postcolonial world and, forthcoming from Bloomsbury Academic, Making Sense of Suburbia Through Popular Culture.
Francis Winston is a musician (Souljahz) and a student on the MA in Music Education at the Institute of Education.
Patrick Turner completed his PhD in 2010, at Goldsmiths' College - Hip Hop Versus Rap: An Ethnography of the Cultural Politics of New Hip Hop Practices.
Chris Richards is the author of Teen Spirits: Music and Identity in Media Education; Forever Young:Essays on Young Adult Fictions and, most recently, Young People, Popular Culture and Education.
Lucy Green has recently edited Learning, Teaching and Musical Identity: Voices Across Cultures (2011). She is the author of Music on Deaf Ears: Musical Meaning, Ideology and Education; Music, Gender, Education; How Popular Musicians Learn: A Way Ahead For Music Education; Music, Informal Learning and the School: A New Classroom Pedagogy.
At the Institute of Education, Bedford Way: Elvin Hall
5.30: David Kirkland, Assistant Professor, New York University
Faculty Lecture Series - Rhythms of justice: using hip hop to teach global awareness and for social change
6.30 Drinks, canapés