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Obsesion Cultural Exchange

When: Friday, May 26, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CT

Where: Segal Visitors Center, First Floor Auditorium, 1841 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Parth Joshi   (847) 491-7980

Group: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Co-Sponsor: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Multicultural & Diversity


Please join the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program as we welcome Cuban hip-hop duo Obsesion to Northwestern for a panel and performance. This panel focuses on the themes of hip hop, racial identity, and Cuban society. The panel includes a live demonstration of Obsesión's work to show how they address these issues in their music. The event is entirely free of charge and begins at 6:00 with a fully catered reception. The panel and performance are slated to begin at 6:30.  

This event is co-sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, the Vice President of International Relations, the Center for African American History, the Department of Latino Studies, Cuba Educational Travel, and Wild Ideas.

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