FIRST FRIDAY | FROM DJ SCHOLARSHIP TO TURNTABLE EPISTEMOLOGY with DJ Lynnée Denise
FRI APR 02 @ 12PM-1PM PT | ONLINE VIA ZOOM
Free + Open to the Stanford Community
In this talk, DJ Lynnée Denise will discuss her journey from being an independent scholar based on the interdisciplinary cultural practices of DJ culture, to navigating academic institutions as a lecturer and teaching artist. The talk will explore her approach to the syllabus as a mixtape and the classroom as a dance floor.
ABOUT DJ LYNNÉE DENISE. DJ Lynnée Denise is an artist, scholar, and writer whose work reflects on underground cultural movements, the 1980s, migration studies, theories of escape, and electronic music of the African Diaspora. Her work on DJ scholarship has been featured at prestigious institutions and in publications including the Broad Museum, the Tate Modern, Savvy Contemporary Gallery in Berlin, Iziko South African Museum, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, Journal of Popular Music Studies, The Black Scholar and Women Who Rock. She is a 2020-2021 Artist-in-Residence at Stanford University and a lecturer for African American Studies at UCLA. Her current book project, Why Big Mama Matters will be published in 2022 by the University of Texas Press. (PC: Ferdows Faghir)
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