Summit:“So Much Things to Say: A 20 Year Reflection on the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”
2019 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference & Albany State University Dance Program Present a Summit:
“So Much Things to Say: A 20 Year Reflection on the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”
Call for Proposals
April 15 – 21, 2019
Albany State University West Campus
Lauryn Hill’s 1998 debut solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill turned 20 years young in 2018. Hill’s provocative dissertation, as it is often referred to it as, has served as blueprint for two decades of emcees, as well as, a pedagogical guidebook for teacher-student dialogue. Hill’s work discusses much about the present and past American/Global landscape and opens the door for this year’s first summit dialogue.
This conference seeks essays/papers, panels, performances, or poster board presentation that relate to any aspect the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill as an album, or as a springboard for a larger discussion of societal issues. Subjects may include, but are not limited to: literature, demographics, history, politics, economics, education, health care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business and many other subjects
Each presenter will have 15-20 minutes for paper presentations or 45-minutes for round-table discussions and workshops on targeted issues or topics. Other formats (i.e., ethnodrama, performance, poetry, autoethnography, and fiction) are welcome as well. Artists (emcees, deejays, B-boys and B-girls, spoken word, etc.) are encouraged to send in proposals to be included in this year’s summit. All proposals/abstracts should include your name, your institutional-affiliated, contact information, including email address and phone number.
Send 200-300 word abstract for papers, round tables, and other formats via email to: email@example.com to the attention of CTE STAFF.
The deadline for this call is February 28, 2019.