“Everybody Still Wants to Fly”: Activism in Pop from Prince to Solange (roundtable conversation and keynote conversation with Solange)*

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Event time: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
Yale Law School Levinson Auditorium See map
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

“Everybody Still Wants to Fly”: Activism in Pop from Prince to Solange featuring an opening roundtable discussion of cinematic Prince in concert and his socio-political activism.

Alan Light, author of Let’s Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain
Kandia Crazy Horse, author of Rip It Up: The Black Experience in Rock ‘n Roll

Moderator: Sherae Rimpsey, Lecturer in Liberal Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Keynote Conversation with Solange

Moderator: Daphne A. Brooks, Professor of African American Studies; American Studies; Theater Studies; and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Yale University

Tickets are sold out for this event and the wait list has been closed.