Produced by the UW-Madison’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives and the Office of Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate in collaboration with the Hip-Hop Education Center
Seminal scholars and leaders in the growing field of Hip-Hop studies focus their attention on how Hip-Hop culture, culturally relevant pedagogy and youth participatory action research can serve as innovative approaches to help bridge the achievement gap in our nation’s public schools through the creation of new strategies and curricula to reach students who have been historically under-served by traditional schooling.
6:30pm Central Standard Time
7:30pm Eastern Standard Time
UW-Madison – 374 Pyle Center
NYU – 726 Broadway, Metropolitan Center, Rm 503
Teachers College, Columbia University – 525 W. 120th St.,
Room Horace Mann 144
UW-Madison Working Schedule for Getting Real III (Facilitated by Assistant Professor Chris Walker, School of Dance, Artistic Director OMAI)
September 24 – Maisha Winn, Associate Professor, UW-Madison School of Education
October 1 – Damon Williams, Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate, UW-Madison
October 8 - MC Lyte joins First Wave and Chris Walker for a lecture/performance
NYU Working Schedule for Getting Real III (Facilitated by Martha Diaz, Director, HHEC)
October 15 – Education, Popular Culture and Youth Agency – Dr. Pedro Noguera, Professor, Steinhardt School for Culture, Education, and Human Development and Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education
October 22 – Promising Practices for Utilizing a Social Justice Hip-Hop Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World – Dr. Marcella Runell Hall, Clinical Instructor and Director of the Center for Spiritual Life at NYU.
October 29 – Art for the Next Century: How Graffiti Transformed Contemporary Art and Remixed History – Carlos “Mare139” Rodriguez, Pioneer Graffiti Artist and Sculptor, and Scholar-In-Residence, Hip-Hop Education Center
November 5 – From the Source to the Course: Issues and Strategies for Collaborative Hip-Hop Scholarship – Dr. Joseph Schloss, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Black and Latino Studies and Sociology at City University of New York. He is the author of Foundation: B-Boys, B-Girls and Hip-Hop Culture in New York and Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip-Hop, and Pop Master Fabel, Senior Vice-President, Rock Steady Crew and Professor, NYU Tisch School of Performing Arts
November 12 – Rhyme, Rhythm & Resistance: Afro-Cosmopolitanism, Art and Public Pedagogy in South Africa’s Social Justice Struggles – Marlon Burgess, South African MC/Poet and Ph.D. Candidate, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, American Studies Program
Columbia University Schedule for Getting Real III (Facilitated by Martha Diaz, Director, HHEC)
November 19 – Hip-Hop and English Education: Production, Poetics, Pedagogy, and Praxis – Dr. Ernest Morrell, Professor of English, Teachers College and Director, Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Columbia University.
November 26 – Hip-Hop Debate: Remixing Literacies and Textual Possibilities for the 21st Century Classroom – Jen Johnson, Ph.D. Candidate, English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; Founder of Hip-Hop Debate Project and Columbia University Debate Institute
December 3 – Reality Pedagogy: #HiphopEd and STEM Education – Dr. Christopher Emdin, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Director of Secondary School Initiatives at the Urban Science Education Center. He is author of the book, Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation.
December 10 – High School for Recording Arts Presents… A Model of Flip-Hop Pedagogy, School Design and Leadership - Sam Seidel, Education Consultant and Author of Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education, and TC Ellis, Founder and Principal, High School of the Recording Arts a.k.a. Hip-Hop High in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Registration for Series
The Getting Real III Series is free and open to the public but students who have been required to attend the series as part of their academic coursework will be given first dibs. Requests for attendance will be taken on a first come, first serve basis and in order to ensure your participation in this series please note the course that you are enrolled in that is tied to the series in order to ensure that your attendance will be prioritized (but not guaranteed).
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