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Saturday, April 16 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Racialized Voice
Maxwell Williams, “‘Black Lip(ped) Bastard(s)’: Hip, Sonic Blacknesses, and the Racialized Voice in ‘Neo-Bohemian’ Hip-Hop”
Brittnay Proctor, “‘Shout It Out:’ Patrice Rushen as Polyphonist and the Sounding of Black Women’s Racialized Gender Affectability”
Emily J. Lordi, “Erykah Badu’s Afropresentism”

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Shana L. Redmond

Shana L. Redmond is Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and, for 2015-2016, Visiting Associate Professor of African American Studies at UCLA. She is the author of Anthem: Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the... Read More →


Emily J. Lordi

Emily J. Lordi is an assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature and a forthcoming 33 1/3 book on Donny Hathaway Live. “Erykah Badu’s Afropresentism”In... Read More →
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Brittnay Proctor

Brittnay Proctor is a doctoral candidate in the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University. Her dissertation, “They Say I’m Different: Theories of Black Gender and the Grammatologies of Funk,” uses the work of Black funk musicians of the 1970s to consider... Read More →
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Maxwell Williams

Maxwell Williams is a PhD student in musicology at Cornell University. His research interests include hip-hop and 18th century music. He has given conference papers on topics ranging from punctuation form and “galant schemata” in Mozart’s minuets to gender construction and Amy... Read More →

Saturday April 16, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm PDT
Demo Lab EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109