Upcoming: Bonnette-Bailey’s Colloquium at Harvard on Rap Music
Harvard’s Hiphop Archive & Research Institute is hosting Dr. Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey to discuss the impact of political rap music on an individual’s political and racial attitudes. The Fall Colloquium will take place on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 12:00 PM at The Hiphop Archive & Research Institute (104 Mount Auburn St., Floor 3R, Cambridge, MA).
Dr. Bonnette-Bailey, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University, is the recipient of the Harvard’s Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow for 2018-2019 and the author of the Pulse of the People: Rap Music and Black Political Attitudes (2015). In 2017 she hosted the first political Hiphop conference at Georgia State University entitled, Behind the Music: Hip Hop and Social Justice, which examined the ways in which social justice is addressed and expressed within Hip Hop culture.