Vassar College

Vassar celebrates Hip Hop History Month

All events are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Rockefeller Hall, Room 300

Film Series, Part 2
Screening of Boyz n the Hood and the documentary Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes
Free pizza & snacks and an optional discussion

Friday, Nov. 16

4:00-5:30 pm
Rockefeller Hall, Room 300

Under the Turntable: Examining Violence, Misogyny, & Homophobia in Hip Hop
An open forum for the Vassar Community, hosted by Hip Hop 101 and English Professor Kiese Laymon
Featuring a panel including Vassar Professors
Eve Dunbar (English)
Hua Hsu (English)
Mia Mask (Film)
Dennis Reid (Africana Studies)
and emcee/singer/producer TU PHACE
Moderated by English Professor Kiese Laymon

Friday, Nov. 16

10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Villard Room in the College Center

The Four Pillars Concert/Party featuring emcee Tu Phace
Celebrating the four founding elements of hip hop: breakdancing, graffiti, djing,and emceeing.
Including an emcee showcase with Poughkeepsie rappers Cans, B Nice and Ambush, a b-boy exhibition, DJ Curt Kre-Z on the turntables, and live graffiti/art.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations or information on accessibility should contact Campus Activities, (845) 437–5370. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space and/or assistance may not be available.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

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