Hiphop Literacies Conference
Date: Friday, April 10, 2015 - Saturday, April 11, 2015
Location: Hale Black Cultural Center, 154 W. 12th Ave.
Host: Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The goal of the Hiphop Literacies Conference is to bring together students, educators, youth workers, artists, scholars and concerned community members to examine issues in the lives of Hiphop generation youth including education, wellness, diversity, social justice and equality. Participants have the opportunity to be engaged by experienced individuals, who use Hiphop as a means of community inspiration, organization, and social change.
Featuring: Joan Morgan, Mark Anthony Neal, Bettina Love, C. Riley Snorton, Ariel Fernandez, Regina Bradley, Eli Efi, Marc Lamont Hill, and Tiely. Other performances by local artists and exciting presentations from emerging scholars, artists, and activists.
The conference costs $10 for faculty, $5 for non-OSU students/community members and is free to Ohio State students.
Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, The Department of Teaching and Learning, The Frank Hale Black Cultural Center, The MultiCultural Center, The Office of Student Life, LiteracyStudiesOSU, Center for Latin American Studies, DISCO, The Department of African American and African Studies, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, The Department of Linguistics, The Department of Comparative Studies, Buckeye Language Network, Sexuality Studies Program, The Women's Fund of Central Ohio, Karen and Michael Jones, Greater Columbus Arts Council, The City of Columbus, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, The Foundation for the African Diaspora, Center for Inclusion, Diversity & Academic Success.