This presentation comes out of work done in a literature course themed on hip hop culture. It explores rap music as a cultural intersection among marginalized perspectives and mainstream consumers. Includes historical context of hip hop movement; shifting messages and demographics of those creating and consuming rap music; Intersectional lens applied to artists and lyrics to understand the extent to which the genre voices marginalized perspectives or exploits them.
Chamapuwa Tinago, WCU Student Volunteer
Dr. Caleb Corkery, Associate Professor of English at Millersville University
Dr. Corkery teaches in the English Department at Millersville University. His area of specialty is the intersection of rhetoric and race. He also has taught reading, writing, and critical inquiry in the Millersville Scholars Program for the past five years.