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Thursday, April 28


Panel: Hip Hop Race & Citizenship in Japan, France and the United States

Chuck D and Gaye Johnson (Professor of Black Studies and Chicano Studies at UCSB, and Chuck D’s partner) have presented together on Hip Hop, race, and citizenship in relation to Arizona’s and the American southwest’s anti-immigrant legislation. Dawn-Elissa Fischer (SF State) has produced exciting work investigating notions of Blackness based on her ethnography of Hip Hop in Japan. Samir Meghelli (Columbia University) researches issues of race and citizenship in relation to Afro-French immigrants in French Hip Hop communities in the banlieues of Paris. (Until 9:00pm)


Thursday April 28, 2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education 485 LASUEN MALL, Stanford


Midnight Breakfast for the Arts & Humanities

Midnight snacker? Fueling up for a big Friday? Want to meet more people? Have a late-night bowl of your favorite cereal with some of the students in Stanford's thriving arts and humanities community.  Eat, hang out, and maybe get involved in an impromptu performance at Kimball, the Arts Theme House. EVERYONE WELCOME! (Until 12:30 a.m.)


Thursday April 28, 2011 10:00pm - Friday April 29, 2011 12:30am
Kimball Lounge 661 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305
Friday, April 29


Global Hip Hop DJ Showcase

Come listen to Stanford alum DJ Emancipacion as she spins the best of global hip hop in White Plaza


Friday April 29, 2011 11:00am - 1:00pm
White Plaza 519 Lausen Mall, Stanford


Brooklyn Beats to Beirut Streets

Artist workshop with 'Brooklyn Beats to Beirut Streets: Growing Up Arab, Mexican, and Hip Hop in the U.S.' is a performance piece that traces three artists' development alongside the birth and growth of Hip-Hop culture as a global medium for creative transformation. 

Friday April 29, 2011 2:30pm - 4:00pm
CoHo 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford



A Celebration of Writing: Open Mic at Stanford's Hume Writing Center

Share the mic and your own stories, poems, and short essays with instructors and peer tutors in Stanford’s Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR). The Director of PWR, Nick Jenkins, will be on hand at this special event to say hello and read from his work. Be sure to bring yours! (No need to sign up in advance to read.) Everyone is welcome - if you don’t wish to read, come listen to an enjoyable hour of poetry and prose.


Friday April 29, 2011 4:00pm - 5:10pm
Margaret Jacks Hall Room 020, Building 460


Blitz the Ambassador Performance

A performance you will not want to miss, come to the CoHo to hear the Ghanaian-born independent Hip-Hop artist and his 6 piece live band.


Friday April 29, 2011 7:00pm - 10:00pm
CoHo 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford


A Capella Concert

Come harmonize with Stanford's amazing a cappella groups! These talented, award-winning groups have performed at events and venues all over the world, including the Olympics and Carn­egie Hall, and have recorded albums profession­ally. Don't miss this spectacular Admit Weekend tradition! (Until 9:30 p.m.)

Friday April 29, 2011 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Frost Amphitheater 396 Galvez Street, Stanford
Saturday, April 30


Creativity and the Human Condition: Humanities Research and Arts Endeavors at Stanford

During their time at Stanford, many students expand their horizons by taking part in an array of arts and humanities programs, both academic and extra-curricular. In this panel discussion, current students will share how being involved in the arts and humanities has affected their Stanford experience and share their thoughts on everything from arts-themed dorms to getting grants for arts and humanities research projects. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and join the discussion. (Until 11:30 a.m.)


Saturday April 30, 2011 10:30am - 11:30am
Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building 435 LASUEN MALL, STANFORD CA 94305


A Conversation on Hip Hop

Join alumni, faculty and students as we explore recent innovative scholarship regarding Spoken Word and the Hip-Hop aesthetic. Sponsored by BROC. (Until 3:30 p.m.)


Saturday April 30, 2011 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Black Community Services Center 418 Santa Teresa Street Stanford, CA 94305-4009


The 2nd Annual Student Works Festival

Stanford Lively Arts and SiCa collaborate with Admit Weekend to present a program of faculty-nominated student art works from across the departments and disciplines, celebrating the wealth of artistic creativity at Stanford.  Student composers, choreographers, filmmakers, musicians, and interdisciplinary artists present their original works created in courses with visiting artists and arts faculty throughout the school year.  A reception following gives prospective students and their families a chance to meet and converse with Stanford student artists.


Saturday April 30, 2011 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Dinkelspiel Auditoirum 471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford


Music Department Showcase

Experience the brilliance of Stanford’s student performers from the Department of Music. The diverse line-up, including soloists, the Chamber Chorale, Stanford Taiko, and ensembles from the Stanford Symphony Orchestra (just to name a few), will perform in stunning Memorial Church. Don’t miss this very special event. (Until 9:00 p.m.)


Saturday April 30, 2011 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Memorial Church Duena Street, Stanford