How Hip Hop Taught A Kid From Kentucky What An Ally Should Be

Dr. Mickey Hess (Rider University) and UofL’s own Dr. Kaila Story will be co-presenting a talk on campus titled “How Hip Hop Taught A Kid from Kentucky What An Ally Should Be.” Dr. Hess is an alumnus of UofL’s Department of English and is a Professor of English at Rider. His recent book, A Guest in the House of Hip Hop: How Rap Music Taught A Kid From Kentucky What An Ally Should Be, was released this past November. Hess has authored five books on American Hip Hop, including Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide and Icons of Hip Hop. Event is free and open to the public. Food and refreshments will be provided before the event.  

Wednesday, January 16 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Student Activities Center (SAC), Multipurpose Room
2100 S. Floyd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Event Type

Talk, Academic

Audience

Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Arts & Sciences, Honors, University Libraries

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/11264...

Group
ENGAGE LEAD SERVE BOARD, Honors Student Council, Martin Luther King Scholars
Contact Name

Luke Buckman

Contact Phone Number

502-852-4666

Contact Email

luke.buckman@louisville.edu

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