Black Music Culture 2009 Panel Sessions

BLACK MUSIC CULTURE AREA PANELS
Co-Area Chairs: William C. Banfield, Angela M. Nelson
2009 NATIONAL PCA/ACA CONFERENCE
New Orleans Marriott ( New Orleans, Louisiana)



1047. Black Music Culture I: Roundtable and Area Meeting
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
2:30pm-4:00pm
Balcony M (4th floor)

Chairs: William C. Banfield, Berklee College of Music and Angela M. Nelson, Bowling Green State University

 

The Black Music Culture Area Co-Chairs will lead an interactive session with the 2009 presenters to discuss the aims and purposes of the area, overview the panel presentations, and explore the state of “black music culture.”

 

Angela M. Nelson, Bowling Green State University, anelson@bgsu.edu

Beyoncé, Chris Brown, and Contemporary Black Music Culture

 

William C. Banfield, Berklee College of Music, wbanfield@berklee.edu

Black Notes and Cultural Codes: Makings of a Black Music Philosophy

(An Interpretive History of Black Music Culture from Griots, Blues to Hip Hop)

1084. Black Music Culture—Hip-Hop Culture II: Hip-Hop Identity

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

4:30pm-6:00pm

Balcony M (4th floor)

 

Chair: Jordan Sanderson, Auburn University, jordantsanderson@gmail.com

 

Sean Slusser, University of California, Riverside, sslusser1@yahoo.com

Straight Into and “Outta” Compton: Representations of Compton in the Music of Hip-Hop Artists N.W.A. and Game

 

Jordan Sanderson, Auburn University, jordantsanderson@gmail.com

"The Realest Shit I Never Wrote": Authenticity and Orality in Contemporary Hip-Hop

1090. Black Music Culture—Hip-Hop Culture I: Hip Hop as Technology, Culture, and Education

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

6:30pm-8:00pm

Balcony M (4th floor)

 

Chair: Prince Charles Alexander, Berklee College of Music, pcalexander@berklee.edu

 

Carlton A. Usher, Kennesaw State University, cusher@kennesaw.edu

Student Success and Convergence of Hip-Hop Culture in Higher Education

 

Prince Charles Alexander, Berklee College of Music, pcalexander@berklee.edu

Hip Hop Technology: The Leader of the Pack

2081. Black Music Culture II: Black Music/Global Performance

Thursday, April 9, 2009

12:30pm-2:00pm

Balcony M (4th floor)

 

Chair: Daniel S. Traber, Texas A & M University, Galveston, traberd@tamug.edu

 

Lorenzo Perillo, University of California, Los Angeles, lorenzo.perillo@gmail.com

Filipino Soul: Narrativizing Philippine-American Imperialism through Hip-Hop Dance and Black Cultural Production

 

Amor Kohli, DePaul University, akohli@depaul.edu

"We Both Speak African": Cu-bop's Global Black Cultural Politics

 

Daniel S. Traber, Texas A & M University, Galveston, traberd@tamug.edu

"Pick It Up! Pick It Up!...Again": The Transnationalism of Third-Wave Ska

2195. Black Music Culture III: Blues and Jazz

Thursday, April 9, 2009

4:30pm-6:00pm

Balcony M (4th floor)

 

Chair: Mitsutoshi Inaba, University of Oregon, mit64@comcast.net

 

Michael Borshuk, Texas Tech University, michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

The Elegant New Negro: The Cultural Politics of Duke Ellington's Early Film Appearances

 

Mitsutoshi Inaba, University of Oregon, mit64@comcast.net

"Steady Rollin' Man": Robert Jr. Lockwood: A Bridge Between the Delta and Japan

3187. Black Music Culture IV: Black Music in the Marketplace

Friday, April 10, 2009

4:30pm-6:00pm

Balcony M (4th floor)

 

Chair: Barry Long, Bucknell University, barry.long@bucknell.edu

 

Jerry Zolten, Penn State University/Altoona College, jjz1@psu.edu

R & B, Comedy, Rap, Hip Hop, and Movies: The Unexpurgated Truth about Rudy Ray Moore

 

Michael D. Murphy, Wayne State University, foureyesmurphy@yahoo.com

Alberta Adams and the Heyday of the Detroit Nightclub Scene, 1938-1962

 

Barry Long, Bucknell University, barry.long@bucknell.edu

Farewell to Storyville: Early Jazz and a Cultural Reckoning

4050. Black Music Culture—Hip-Hop Culture III: Hip-Hop Practices I

Saturday, April 11, 2009

10:00am-11:30am

Balcony M (4th floor)

 

Chair: Kristina Graaff, Technical University of Berlin,Kristina.Graaff@metropolitanstudies.de

 

Melissa Thompson, University of Minnesota, thom2635@umn.edu

Parents Just Don't Understand: Hip Hop in the News Media, 1986-1996

 

Kristina Graaff, Technical University of Berlin, Kristina.Graaff@metropolitanstudies.de

The Genre of Street Literature: From Urban Spectacle to the Transliteration of the Literate

4084. Black Music Culture—Hip-Hop Culture IV: Hip-Hop Practices II

Saturday, April 11, 2009

12:30pm-2:00pm

Balcony M (4th floor)

 

Chair: Judy L. Isaksen, High Point University, jisaksen@highpoint.edu

 

Melinda King, University of San Diego, kingmjl@gmail.com

Hip-Hop Music's Use of Memory

 

Ginger Jacobson, University of South Florida, gjacobs2@mail.usf.edu

"It's Just Fresh": Adolescent Hip Hop Fans Discuss Their Music

 

Erik Nielson, University of Sheffield, eriknielson@hotmail.com

Surveillance and Rap Music

 

Judy L. Isaksen, High Point University, jisaksen@highpoint.edu

Rhetorical Roots of Hip Hop

4139. Black Music Culture V: Roundtable Discussion: The Obama Effect and Contemporary Black Music Culture

Saturday, April 11, 2009

4:30pm-6:00pm
Balcony M (4th floor)

Chair: Prince Charles Alexander, Berklee College of Music

This panel will explore the connections between United States President Barack Obama and black music culture today. Panelists will focus on such topics as how his race and ethnicity is or might be emblematic of the globalization (or “trafficking”) of black music and black music culture in general and rap music and hip-hop culture in particular.

Panelists:

Michael Borshuk, Texas Tech University, michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

Judy L. Isaksen, High Point University, jisaksen@highpoint.edu

Carlton A. Usher, Kennesaw State University, cusher@kennesaw.edu

Jerry Zolten, Penn State University/Altoona College, jjz1@psu.edu

4149. Black Music Culture VI: Live Performance: Jazz Transformation: The American Guitar and World Influences

Saturday, April 11, 2009

6:30pm-8:00pm
Balcony M (4th floor)

Presenter: Freddie Bryant, Williams College, frederic.bryant@williams.edu

Jazz has influenced the music of many musicians around the world and has given freedom to the individual musician in regards to improvisation and composition. This concert will feature original jazz compositions and arrangements of jazz standards that reflect the inherent nature of jazz to reflect the multicultural environment and influences in the world.