“The Pleasure Principle: A Post-Hip Hop Search for a Black Feminist Politics of Power”—Joan Morgan

March 8, 2013
3:15 pmto5:00 pm

2-26-morgan_flyerCollier House
Free Admission
UO campus

UO School of Music and Dance: A Presentation by the THEME Colloquium

Joan Morgan is an award-winning journalist and author, as well as a provocative cultural critic. A pioneering hip-hop journalist, she began her professional writing career freelancing for The Village Voice. She is the author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost, and her work has also appeared in MS., More, Interview, Working Mother, and GIANT.  A former staffer at both Vibe and Spin, she was asked in January 2000 to join the Essence staff, where she served as executive editor.

Event co-sponsored by UO Women’s and Gender Studies; the Women of Color Project of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society; the UO School of Journalism and Communication; and the UO Department of Ethnic Studies.

Founded by Professor Steve Larson at the University of Oregon, THEME is an interdisciplinary colloquium of faculty and student researchers in music theory (T), musicology/music history (H), ethnomusicology (E), and music education (ME).