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Sunday, March 25 • 11:15am - 12:45pm
Utopian Spaces in an Accelerated Age

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Wayne Marshall, “Music as Social Life in an Age of Platform Politricks”

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd, “Cunt Music: When Vogue House Dips Meet Dipset” 

Max Pearl and Alexis Stephens, “New Jack City:  Frenzied Cultures, Transitory Spaces (or, how I learned to stop worrying and embrace the hype cycle)”

Moderator: Eric Lott


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Eric Lott

Eric Lott teaches English at the University of Virginia. His books include Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (Oxford, 1993) and The Disappearing Liberal Intellectual (Basic Books, 2006). He is currently at work on a project titled Tangled Up in Blue: The Cultural Contradictions of American Racism.   "Andy's Mick: Warhol Builds a Better Jagger" A funny thing happened after Exile on Main St. in the early... Read More →
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Wayne Marshall

Wayne Marshall is an ethnomusicologist, blogger (wayneandwax.com), and DJ. While working on a book about music and digital youth culture, he's currently teaching at Brandeis University. He co-edited and contributed to Reggaeton (Duke 2009) and has written for The Wire, the Boston Phoenix, and journals such as Popular Music and Callaloo.   Abstract: | | "Music as Social Life in an Age of Platform Politricks" The advent of socially... Read More →
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Max Pearl

Max Pearl is managing editor of Cluster Mag, a publication focused on contemporary music, art, culture, and identity. His work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Time Out and Boston\'s Weekly Dig. Abstract: | | "New Jack City: Frenzied Cultures, Transitory Spaces (or, how I learned to stop worrying and embrace the hype cycle)" The media madness surrounding magazine cover story acts Odd Future and Kreayshawn in Spring and Summer of 2010 were... Read More →
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Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd has written about music, pop culture, and politics for Spin, Billboard, Vibe, MTV, New York Times, AlterNet, Guernica, Interview, and many more. Formerly the Executive Editor of the Fader, she now free lances from her apartment in Brooklyn.   Abstract: | | "Cunt Music: When Vogue House Dips Meet Dipset" Since Jennie Livingston’s groundbreaking 1990 documentary Paris is Burning, outsiders have viewed... Read More →
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Alexis Stephens

Alexis Stephens is a blogger (ongakuclub.wordpress.com), contributor to Cluster Mag, and her work has appeared in NYRemezcla.com.   Abstract: | | "New Jack City: Frenzied Cultures, Transitory Spaces (or, how I learned to stop worrying and embrace the hype cycle)" The media madness surrounding magazine cover story acts Odd Future and Kreayshawn in Spring and Summer of 2010 were thrilling in their urgency. They were big news only... Read More →


Sunday March 25, 2012 11:15am - 12:45pm
NYU’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life (KC) 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

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