Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

Hip Hop Scholarship

Lead Scholar: A. D. Carson (Assistant Professor of Hip Hop and the Global South, University of Virginia)

January 17, 2019

When A.D. Carson presented his 34-song rap album as his dissertation at Clemson, his songs went viral. Carson, now a professor of hip-hop at the University of Virginia, uses music to explore identity, language, citizenship and justice. In this webinar Carson will discuss his album, Owning My Masters: The Rhetorics of Rhymes and Revolutions, and hip-hop as a cultural movement.

Subjects: Music; Hip Hop; Social Movements; Music Criticism