Michael Jackson: Critical Reflection on a Life & a Phenomenon

Oct 01, 2009 | - Oct 01, 2009 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

BECHTEL ENGINEERING, CENTER SIBLEY AUDITORIUM, UC Berkeley

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VIDEO OF THE PRESENTATIONS WILL BE INCLUDED SOON!!

 

MICHAEL JACKSON: CRITICAL REFLECTION ON A LIFE A PHENOMENON
A symposium sponsored by the Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley

New Location:
BECHTEL ENGINEERING CENTER
SIBLEY AUDITORIUM
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Scholars artists reflect on the legacy of Michael Jackson on performance artistry, racial sexual politics, and cultural representations. Featuring the following presenters:

Panel A: DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH: ARTISTRY, LEGACY, PERFORMANCE

Michael Jackson: The Original Post Racial Soul Brother
Dr. Rickey Vincent, San Francisco City College

Who’s Bad? : Michael Jackson’s Movements
Megan Pugh, UC Berkeley

Profit Without Honor: Michael Jackson In and Out of America, 1984-2009
Regina Arnold, Stanford University

I’m Not Gonna Spend My Life Being A Color
Prof. Tamara Roberts, UC Berkeley

Panel B: MAN IN THE MIRROR: RACE, SEXUALITY, REPRESENTATION

‘Working Day and Night’: Performing Black Manhood as the King of Pop
Prof. Andreana Clay, San Francisco State University

This is Not It: Recognizing Michael Jackson TM In

 

What Remains
Seth Clark Silberman

Michael, Michael, On The Line
Cecilia Cissell Lucas, UC Berkeley

Also featuring Blair, an award winning Urban Folk, Afro-Punk, Poet, Singer, Songwriter from Detroit who is completing a collection of poetry reflecting on Michael Jackson.

Blair – Man In The Mirror

 

Join us for this exciting multimedia event!

Young MJSmooth Criminal MJGenerously co-sponsored by the Department of Rhetoric, Gender Women’s Studies, Beatrice Bain Research Group, African American Studies, Department of Music, and Department of Theater, Dance, Performance Studies.

 

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