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Georgia Southern hosts acclaimed author, professor and hip-hop scholar on March 4

Georgia Southern University will host a virtual discussion with acclaimed author, professor and hip-hop scholar Regina N. Bradley, Ph.D., on March 4 at 6 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Department of Literature, is open to the public.

Bradley, a Harvard University Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow alumna and assistant professor of English and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University, will discuss her 2021 book, Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South, which explores how Atlanta, Georgia, hip-hop duo OutKast influences the culture of the Black American South in the long shadow of the Civil Rights Movement.

Bradley’s expertise and research interests, which include post-Civil Rights African American literature, hip-hop culture, race and the contemporary U.S. South, and sound studies, have been featured on NPR and in USA Today and The Washington Post, among other outlets. 

To register for the event, visit georgiasouthern.edu/GSLitRegistration.

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