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"Tupac Legacy Conference: Hip Hop, Youth, and Global Identities, "Academic Conference for Students and Educators
Friday, April 17, 2009 - 1:00pm to Friday, April 17, 2009 - 8:00pm

Free and open to the public.

Friday April 17th:

Time: 
1:00-2:30 Screening of Moving to the Beat-a documentary film on Africa, America, and hip-hop activism. Directors Caleb Heymann and Abdul Fofanah will be present to answer questions following the screening.
Where: 
Native American Center Rm. 110


Time: 
3:00-4:30 Reading, Writing, and Rapping: Hip-hop in the Classroom
Where: 
Native American Center Rm. 110
Workshop on using hip-hop to teach critical thinking and cultural literacy. Includes video clips, study guide questions, and activities for the classroom. Facilitated by Morgan Delaney, educator, Jefferson High School; Jennifer Wallin, Graduate Student, Psychology (PSU); and Mike Sweeny, educator, Lincoln High School.
Moderator: Jan Haaken, Faculty, Psychology (PSU)


Time: 
5:00-6:30 Panel Discussion: "Hip-hop, Global Identities, and the Music Video Biz"
Where: 
Native American Center Rm. 110
Panelists: David Dent aka Disipline, producer/artist (Portland); Rochell (Ro Deezy) Hart, author, spoken word artist and activist (Portland); and Mic Crenshaw Artist and Activist (Portland),
Moderator: Lydia Beyoud, Staff, Middle East Studies (PSU)


Time: 
6:30-8:00: Reception
Where: 
Native American Center Rm. 110
Hosted by the Department of Psychology and Psychology Graduate Student Association. Performances by hip-hop iNGAUGE and Kai. Open to PSU students.

For information, visit http://tupaclegacyconference.blogspot.com/ or call 503.725.3967.