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Saturday, March 24 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Losing It in the City

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Carolina Gonzalez, “DomiNegro Turf: Whose Uptown?”

Keith M. Harris, “‘I don’t care anymore’: Deep Soul, Doris Duke, and the Allegory of Migration”

Michael B. Gillespie, “We Almost Lost Detroit: Sonic Historiography, 9/11, and Theo Parrish”

Moderator: Ken Wissoker


Michael B. Gillespie

Michael B. Gillespie is an Assistant Professor of Film in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts, School of Film, and Department of African American Studies at Ohio University. His research focuses on film theory, black visual and expressive culture, and visual historiography. He is currently completing a book on the idea of black film. He is also co-editing a collection devoted to the Black Cinema Aesthetics conference and a collection of... Read More →

Carolina Gonzales

Carolina González is a lecturer at the Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies Department at Rutgers University whose current academic projects focus on Caribbean transnational countercultures. As a journalist, she has covered Latin and world music for over 20 years in alternative and mainstream newspapers and magazines.   Abstract: | | "DomiNegro turf: Whose Uptown?" When “global tech” singer Maluca Mala sets her... Read More →

Keith Harris

Keith M. Harris is a Visiting Associate Professor at Vassar College in the Department of Theatre and Film (2011-2012) and Associate Professor at the University of California at Riverside in the Departments of Media and Cultural Studies and English. His publications include Boys, Boyz, Bois: An Ethics of Masculinity in Popular Film, Television and Video (Routledge, 2006).   Abstract: | | "'I don't care anymore': Deep Soul, Doris Duke... Read More →

Ken Wissoker

Ken Wissoker is the Editorial Director at Duke University Press and acquires books in cultural studies, pop music, anthropology, American studies, film and television, race, gender and sexuality, and other areas. He is a big music fan, over-accomplished record accumulator, and from 1984-88, as a DJ on the University of Chicago radio station, hosted the first rap music show in Chicago.

Saturday March 24, 2012 2:15pm - 3:45pm
NYU’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life (KC) 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

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