“Housequake”: A Critical Karaoke Tribute (conference session)

01.27.17 | 5:30pm–7pm
January 27, 2017 | 5:30pm–7pm |


Yale University Art Gallery see map 
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520

Event description: 

“Housequake”: A Critical Karaoke Tribute

Nine distinguished scholars and so many classic songs. Join us for a special session in which conference participants offer meditations on their favorite tracks by Bowie and Prince—set to the music they each love.


Daphne Carr, Sound Studies scholar, New York University

Andreana Clay, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology and Sexuality Studies, San Francisco State University

Nicole Fleetwood, Associate Professor of American Studies, Rutgers University

Farah Griffin, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African-American Studies, Columbia University

Matt Jacobson, Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, and History, Yale University

Kathryn Lofton Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History and Divinity, Yale University

Gus Stadler, Associate Professor of English, Haverford College
Alexandra Vazquez, Associate Professor of Performance Studies, New York University

Gayle Wald, Professor of English and American Studies, George Washington University

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