Distinguished Lecture Series: Dancehall Moves: Jamaican Popular Music and Dance

Thursday, 17 May 2018 10:00 AM – Friday, 18 May 2018 08:00 PM
Schoenberg Music Building, 445 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA, Los Angeles, California, United States
Latonya Style

Distinguished Lecture Series: Dancehall Moves: Jamaican Popular Music and Dance
Thursday-Friday, May 17-18, 
Choral Room, 1325 Schoenberg Music Building
Free Admission

Join the Musicology Graduate Students Society as they welcome two international guests from Kingston, Jamaica. Dancehall scholar Donna Hope and dancehall innovator Latonya Style present a lecture, joint Q&A, seminar, and dancehall dance workshop this May. Hope is an award-winning professor at University of the West Indies. Her publications include single-author monographs and edited volumes on reggae and dancehall music. Style is a dancer, creator of “Stylish Moves” (a female dancehall movement vocabulary), and is CEO of Dance Jamaica Academy Limited. Style has choreographed/appeared in music videos for artists such as Busta Rhymes, Tory Lanez, Vybz Kartel and Beenie Man. If you hope to learn about and experience music, dance, and Jamaican culture, this is event is a perfect fit!

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