Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Social Dynamics and Political Rap

Are you interested in knowing more about Black and Latino identity and relations, politics, and rap? Would you like to know what it's like to be an Editor for a peer-reviewed academic journal, a journalist for the Guardian, and about research opportunities? If so, you should absolutely come to the BSOS Dean’s Student Advisory Council’s next Brown Bag tomorrow, November 4th. We will be featuring Dr. Jason Nichols from the African American Studies Department.

Dr. Jason Nichols (AASD)
*You don’t have to be an AASD major to attend
Wednesday, November 4th
Location: 1126 Taliaferro Hall (AASD Mauer Library)
RSVP Here!

Editor-in-Chief of Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, the first peer-reviewed journal of hip-hop studies, Dr. Nichols is known on campus for both his scholarly work and his engagement beyond the classroom. Balancing his assortment of engagements, including writing for the Guardian on subjects like Black masculinity, hip hop and dance, and being a rapper in the group Wade Waters, Dr. Nichols has an abundance of expertise, and a bevy of real world knowledge to provide.