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Africana Studies/NEH: HiiiPOWEREd Cypher | Interdisciplinary Programs

Apr 17, 2018
4:10 PM - 5:30 PM


Jeanne Kassis Office of Interdisciplinary Programs

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Thursday, Apr 12, 201812:30 PM - 1:30 PMFriday, Apr 13, 20184:10 PM - 5:30 PMSaturday, Apr 14, 20187:30 PM - 8:30 PMSunday, Apr 15, 20182:00 PM - 3:00 PMMonday, Apr 16, 201812:00 PM - 6:00 PMTuesday, Apr 17, 20184:10 PM - 5:30 PMWednesday, Apr 18, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMThursday, Apr 19, 201812:00 PM - 1:30 PMFriday, Apr 20, 20187:30 PM - 8:30 PMSaturday, Apr 21, 201812:15 PM - 1:15 PM

HiiiPOWEREd Cypher HIP HOP EXPO ARTS & HUMANITIES EXPERIENCE. April 12 - 21, 2018 Lehigh University. Featured Artist-in-Residence: Jabari "X Factor" Exum,  Movement Coach for the film, "Black Panther" (Marvel Studies) 

The 2018 HiiiPOWEREd CYPHER, a Hip Hop Expo and Arts and Humanities experience born at Lehigh University - co-curated by Professors Kashi Johnson and Monica R. Miller - is a grant-funded initiative supported by the prestigious LU National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant awarded to Africana Studies, “Black Publics/Lived Experience: Africana Studies and the Public Humanities at Lehigh University.” On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of Professor Johnson’s iconic public-facing Hip Hop Theatre course at Lehigh University, ‘Act Like You Know’ the inaugural HiiiPOWEREd CYPHER marks this historic moment of celebrating 10 years of Hip Hop at Lehigh University, through a nine day Expo, grounded in the Five Foundational Elements of Hip Hop for the 21st Century. The Expo aims to seamlessly integrate world-renowned artists, scholars, practitioners, educators, students, administrators, public partners and the surrounding community, into a variety of unique, public humanities and arts-based Hip Hop cyphers including moderated public discussions and lectures, networking possibilities, activities in the surrounding community, Hip Hop theatre performances, a interactive DJ workshop, live graffiti mural installation, and much more!

For a complete list of all HiiiPOWEREd CYPHER events, click here

All are free and open to the public unless noted.

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