Spittin’ Fire: Hip-Hop, Resistance, and the African Diaspora

August 31, 2017

September 21 | 2-5pm

This event provides an overview of the rhetorical development of hip-hop from its early beginnings in the 1970s to now. It explores ways in which the genre’s use of language as not only a form of self-expression but a form of societal resistance in American pop culture and worldwide. After a talk from Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Director of Harvard’s hip-hop archive, Dj Damon Locks will take us all on an auditory journey through hip-hop and its evolutions.

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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Jessica Larva

November 8 | 5:45 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Jessica Larva, Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on her work.

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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Steve Harp

October 19 | 1:00 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Steve Harp, Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on his work.

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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Jeff Carter

September 28 | 1 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Jeff Carter, Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on his work.

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Capoeira Workshop and Performance with Gingarte

August 18, 2017

Nov. 18 | 2 – 4 pm

A martial art that combines dance, music, and acrobatics, capoeira originated in the 16th century during the slave trade in Brazil. Gingarte Capoeira hosts a workshop and performance to teach participants about the martial art in conjunction with “Ângela Ferreira: Zip Zap and Zumbi.” 

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Upcoming Events

Nitehawk Film Shorts Festival Selects Screening

9/27/2017

Sept. 27 | 5:30pm

NITEHAWK SHORTS FESTIVAL SELECTS Nitehawk Shorts Festival Selects is a curated 91-minute theatrical program featuring seven short films from the 2016 Nitehawk Shorts Festival. For the past five years this annual festival has championed new voices in independent short filmmaking. These shorts, all under 20 minutes, encompass styles from documentary to thriller and, as a whole program, represents the diversity, inclusiveness, and power of succinct storytelling.

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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Jeff Carter

9/28/2017

September 28 | 1 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Jeff Carter, Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on his work.

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Ângela Ferreira: Zip, Zap, Zumbi Curator’s Tour with DePaul Art Museum Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm

9/28/2017

Sept. 28 | 5:30 pm

Ângela Ferreira: Zip Zap and Zumbi curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm leads a tour through the exhibition, highlighting the artist’s approach to architecture and postcolonial history.

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