The Third Annual OSU Hip Hop Literacies Conferenceis upon us. The 2013 theme is Pedagogies for Social Change. Keynote speakers for the Feb 15 portion at the OSU Union include NYU Professor Martha Diaz, and Dr. Christopher Edmin. (Dr. Edmin was recently in the New York Times with the GZA because the two are developing ways to utilize Hip Hop’s oratory methods in science education.)
And yes, that is Yo-Yo scheduled to perform at the Kings Arts Complex along with J.Rawls, MC Toni Blackmon and more on Feb 16th.
Handbill with more info on the 2/15 installment after the jump
MC Lyte will be the Keynote speaker at the OSU Hip Hop Literacy Conference this year which will be held at The Wexner Film and TV Theater. MC Lyte is gonna be at the Wex, yo!
The conference’s publicist Ebony Jeannette via email told me:
”The theme this year for the conference is The Globalization of Black Popular Culture” MC Lyte will be speaking to that theme; sharing her experiences as a woman in Hiphop who has traveled the world fueled by her fierce musical talent and game changing releases.
The conference itself runs from May 9th to May 11th. For more info please visit the OSU Hip Hop Literacies Website .
Press release after the jump: