Apr 24 2009

“Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes” film screening + discussion with Byron Hurt

April 24, 2009

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


1235 S. Halsted Street in Chicago

Event Description:

James Stukel Towers Events Center
1235 S. Halsted Street in Chicago
Cost: Free and open to the public!
Hurt will show his film "Beyond Beats and Rhymes" and lead a discussion
about masculinity, violence, and homophobia in hip-hop. A panel
discussion featuring members of the artistic team AquaMoon will follow.

Visit http://www.uic.edu/depts/owa/msv.html for more info.

To see a clip of "Beyond Beats and Rhymes" or to learn more about Byron
Hurt, visit his website at http://www.bhurt.com/beyondBeatsAndRhymes.php

Parking is available for a fee at the Maxwell Street Parking structure
located east of Halsted Street with entrances on Maxwell and Union
streets. There is also limited street meter parking on Halsted St. and
Roosevelt Ave.

If you require an accommodation in order to participate, please contact
the Office of Women's Affairs at (312) 413-1025 two weeks prior to the

Conference co-sponsors include: SAFC Student Activities Funding
Committee, African-American Resource Center, Chancellor's Committee on
the Status of Women, Gender & Sexuality Center, Liberal Arts and
Sciences, Center for Research on Women & Gender, Interdisciplinary
Center for Research on Violence, UIC Athletics, Special Assistant to
the Provost for Diversity, College of Applied Health Sciences, Young
People For The American Way, Honors College, Vice Provost for
Undergraduate Affairs, Asian American Resource Center, Office of
Women's Affairs, Campus Advocacy Network, Gender and Women's Studies,
Gender and Sexuality Center, Student Outreach Services, Feminists
United, African American Academic Network, Latin American Recruitment
and Educational Services, Disability Studies, Promoting Awareness
Victim Empowerment, AquaMoon, Office of Access and Equity

Date posted

Aug 14, 2018

Date updated

Aug 14, 2018