Promises and Possibilities: A New Look at Popular Culture May 2, 2003 symposium at 9AM-4PM in the Red Room, College 8, University of California, Santa Cruz
Sponsored by the Popular Research Cluster in collaboration with the Center for Cultural Studies
Invited scholars will present current research in order to not only stimulate productive conversations about the very definition of the category, "popular culture," but also to encourage deeper analysis into specific instances of "the popular" that displace, relocate, and reconfigure ideas about "the popular."
Norman Klein "Scripted Spaces and the Electronic Baroque: Imagining New Cultural Options in the Midst of Our Current Crisis"
Carla Freccero "What's Left of "Popular" Culture? Or, Populist Culture and the Problem of Critique"
Bernard Gendron "Why Jazz Lost to RockíníRoll"
Eric Porter "Black Popular/Avant-Garde Musics"
Tricia Rose "Problems and Possibilities in Studying Race and Gender in Popular Culture"
University of California, Santa Cruz
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