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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Recognition and Affirmation of Afro-Brazilian History and Culture Through Rap: a Debate on the Emancipation of Consciousness and the Identity Formation of Black Youth in Brazil

Lecture | March 16 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Monica Amaral, Associate Professor of Psychoanalysis, Education and Culture at the Faculty of Education, University of São Paulo

The Program in Critical Theory

I will consider the potential emancipation of rap music and music videos, inspired in this reflection by an old debate between Adorno and Benjamin on the inherent contradictions and ambiguities of technological reproducibility in the 1930s (at the time restricted to film and radio)...   More >