Open to the public. Lunch provided.
* FORWARD ALWAYS / ALWAYS FORWARD*Black Arts, Black Music, Black Studies: A Special Panel Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Black Studies in the Bay Area
TUESDAY OCTOBER 30
BUILDING 360, CSRE CONFERENCE ROOM*LUNCH PROVIDED*12:00 - 1:30pmFeaturing:Greg Tate, Shelley Nicole, Andre LaSalle and Vernon Reid Moderated by:Professor Adam Banks Director, Program in Writing and RhetoricDr. Jakeya Caruthers Research Fellow, Program in African and African American Studies~*~*~*~Black music in all its genres, styles, and eras, from the continent and diaspora to the states, has always been about freedom--about getting free, being free, and living free. From the very first Black studies departments and programs 50 years ago to journalists and cultural critics in the 80s and 90s to scholars today, Black music traditions inform Black Studies from its framing to the projects of individual students and scholars. Come celebrate the freedom work of Black music, arts and aesthetics, AND 50 years of Black Studies in the Bay with this special 50th Anniversary panel featuringGreg Tate, Shelley Nicole, Andre LaSalle and Vernon Reid House . Rock . Funk . Reggae . Soul . Gospel . Son . Techno . Hyphy . Afrobeat . Jazz . Blues . Highlife . Disco .Hip Hop . Rocksteady . Samba . GoGo . Trap . Bounce . Spirituals . Punk . Bomba . Zydeco . Reggaeton . Breakbeat
Co-sponsored by The Stanford Program in African and African American Studies, San Francisco State University Department of Black Studies, The Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA), the Committee on Black Performing Arts and the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR).