University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

Feb. 4 and 5: Blackademics TV Live Taping

January 30, 2014

The Institute for Community, University and School Partnerships (ICUSP) and KLRU-TV invite the public to a live taping of Blackademics Television. Admission is free; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at 7 p.m. Filming will take place in KLRU Studio 6A; 2504-B Whitis Ave on the University of Texas at Austin campus.


-February 4th, 7:00p

  • Blackness in Japanese Hip Hop - Presented by Dawn-Elissa Fisher, San Francisco State University
  • Black Studies in the Vibrant Intellectual Life of an Artist & Scholar - Presented by Lisa Thompson, UT Austin
  • Youth On-Line - Presented by Autumn Caviness, UT Austin
  • Youth and the Digital Footprint - Presented by Kevin Michael Foster, UT Austin
  • Not a Natural, but Very Well Trained! Black Excellence in the Arts - Presented by Denise Hart, Howard University


-February 5th, 7:00p

  • On the Future of Genocide - Presented by Joao Vargas, Bruce Saunders, Brannen Temple, and Chris Medearis, of UT Austin
  • Race: Taking Apart an Outdated Concept - Presented by Yasmyn Irizzarry, Mississippi State University
  • What if Greensboro 4 Had Twitter? Black & Digital in the Social Media Era - Presented by Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University
  • Racial Triangulation: Rethinking the Positions of Race - Presented by Eric Tang, UT Austin
  • Spreading Academic Knowledge in the Age of Social Media - Presented by Kevin Michael Foster, UT Austin


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