IDW Cutting Slack? Violence, Homophobia, and Resistance in Jamaican Dancehall Music

Feb
08
When: Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017, 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Where:
Add to CalendarIDW Cutting Slack? Violence, Homophobia, and Resistance in Jamaican Dancehall Music02/08/2017 11:30 AM02/08/2017 01:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/Vancouver   Cutting Slack? Violence, Homophobia, and Resistance in Jamaican Dancehall Music Dr. Melissa Stephens 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. B345, R209 This lecture explores how the resistance politics of Jamaican Dancehall are troubled by the homophobia and violence of lyrics popularly characterized as "murder music." Hosted by Department of English. A full Schedule of Events can be found online @ International Development Week.  false

 

Cutting Slack? Violence, Homophobia, and Resistance in Jamaican Dancehall Music

Dr. Melissa Stephens

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

B345, R209

This lecture explores how the resistance politics of Jamaican Dancehall are troubled by the homophobia and violence of lyrics popularly characterized as "murder music." Hosted by Department of English.

A full Schedule of Events can be found online @ International Development Week.

 

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