Fear of a Bleak Planet: Rapping About Race, Poverty, and the Environment

In conjunction with  the College of Art and Sciences' Themester focus on "Sustain.ability: Thriving on a Small Planet," the Archives of African American Music and Culture is sponsoring a panel discussion/exhibit opening reception,  Fear of a Bleak Planet: Rapping About Race, Poverty, and the Environment on Monday, Oct. 4th, 5-7pm. Fear of a Bleak Planet: … Continue reading Fear of a Bleak Planet: Rapping About Race, Poverty, and the Environment

African Reinventions: Reused Materials in Popular Culture

African Reinventions: Reused Materials in Popular Culture September 25–December 17, 2010 Special Exhibitions Gallery, The Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor Plastic bags, aluminum cans, wire, and scraps of wood, cloth, metal, and plastic are given second lives throughout sub-Saharan Africa when they are transformed into a variety of utilitarian and decorative items. … Continue reading African Reinventions: Reused Materials in Popular Culture