Date & Time 
Monday, November 21, 2011 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Event Location 
Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Event Description 

Tricia RoseDr. Tricia Rose is a highly praised author, commentator and social critic who is most well-known for her groundbreaking book on the emergence of hip-hop culture. Her first book on hip-hop --Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America -- was listed as one of the “Top Books of the Twentieth Century” by Black Issues in Higher Education and is considered a foundational book in the history and study of hip-hop.

She is regularly featured as an expert commentator on NPR, CNN, MSNBC and other national and local media outlets. More of her work and comments can be found in articles appearing in magazines and newspapers such as Time, Essence, the New York Times and the Village Voice.

Event Contact 

For more information, contact Associate Professor of Communication, Scott Schönfeldt-Aultman, (925) 631-4635 or

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