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  • September 22, 2017

    “An Orientation Towards Life:” Alix Chapman on the Politics of Bounce

    Dr. Alix Chapman is a professor of Comparative Women’s Studies at Spelman College. In his work, he uses anthropological methods to examine the social geography of bounce, contextualizing as a site of lived politics connected to both the broad historical … Read more »

  • July 5, 2017

    Julian Henriques Interview

    David Katz interviewed Julian Henriques Feb. 14, 2017, following the Global Reggae Conference held at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. Photo above ©David Katz. David Katz: Please introduce yourself. Julian Henriques: My name is Professor Julian Henriques. … Read more »

  • July 7, 2016

    Necessary Noise: Chérie Ndaliko

    Hip Deep scholar Chérie Ndaliko took the time to go into detail with us about music, activism and “charitable imperialism” in the east of Congo for our recent program Congo-Goma: Music, Conflict and N.G.O.s. Alongside her husband Petna Ndaliko, another … Read more »

  • January 21, 2016

    Reflections in Red: Reasoning with Dub Poet Oku Onuora

    Afropop’s David Katz and Saxon Baird interviewed Oku Onuora Feb. 10, 2015, in Jamaica, following Oku’s poetry reading at the University of the West Indies, Mona, as part of an event celebrating the life and work of noted poet and … Read more »

  • January 15, 2016

    Ghosts of Colonialism: An Interview With Eduardo Ascensão

    As part of the background for the Hip Deep program “Afro-Lisbon and the Lusophone Atlantic: Dancing Toward the Future,” producer Sam Backer interviewed Eduardo Ascensão, an urban geographer at Kings College, London. Sam Backer: Could start by telling me a … Read more »

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