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Campus Conversations: RAP: The Poetry of Hip-Hop

November 15, 2018 : 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Rap: The Poetry of Hip-Hop led by Professor Carl Shaw & alumnus Paul Loriston

Since its beginnings in the South Bronx of the 1970’s, rap music has been stigmatized, with few listeners appreciating the intense poetic artistry at work in the genre. It is, in fact, today’s most prominent and influential mode of poetry, with complex rhythm, rhyme, wordplay, style, and storytelling. Our discussion will look at the history, content and, above all, the sophisticated poetics at play in today’s rap music.

This event is free and open to the public however seats are limited so please register at….


November 15, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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5800 Bay Shore Road
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