Tupac, Trap Music, and the Politics of the Prison Industrial Complex. A Presentation Given at the 2012 Tupac Amaru Shakur Collection Conference: Hip Hop, Education & Expanding the Archival Imagination.

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To promote teaching and research of the Shakur Collection, the AUC Woodruff Library held a two-day conference September 28-29, 2012, “Hip Hop, Education, and Expanding the Archival Imagination,” that explored Shakur’s life and work as well as Hip Hop archives and studies. Hop scholars, educators, students and artists from around the country convened for the event. Dr. Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar, Vice Provost for Diversity and a Professor of History at the University of Connecticut served as a featured speaker at the conference. Visit http://www.auctr.edu/tas/tasc/index.html or contact archives@auctr.edu to learn more about the Tupac Amaru Shakur Collection.

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