Ghanaian Hip-Hop Hits the Bi-Co

Ghanaian Hip-Hop Hits the Bi-Co

Robin Riskin ’12 organized a Tri-College symposium, GMGE: Ghanaian Music//Global Entrepreneurship, that brought some of the most innovative musicians from Ghana to campus for a concert, a screening and a panel series to explore how these artists have harnessed the powers of new media to create a global movement through music.

Hip-Hop and Islam

Hip-Hop and Islam

When Columbia University PhD candidate (and project coordinator of the Malcolm X Project) Zahir Ali came to campus to talk about the intersection of hip-hop and Islam, he didn’t just come to lecture. Last Thursday Chase Auditorium was full of the sights and sounds of hip-hop itself, making the topic come alive.

Haverfest ’11!

Haverfest ’11!

This past weekend marked one of the most highly anticipated events on the College’s annual calendar: Haverfest. It’s two days of music, food and inflatable “rides” (e.g., the Moonbounce) on Founders Green that celebrate the end of classes every year.

F to eMbody Comes To Campus

On Friday, February 11, trans-men hip-hop artists and slam poets Rocco Kayiatos and Harvey Katz hosted a workshop, F to eMbody, for Haverford students. Students were educated on issues of gender-nonconformity, got tips for talking with a gender non-conforming person...