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Healing Through Hip-Hop with Dr. Adia Winfrey- TWO SESSIONS
Please note: The link to join this webinar can be used for both the afternoon and evening sessions.

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music
and the Center of Excellence for Creative Arts invite you
to a virtual workshop entitled Healing Through Hip-Hop, featuring guest artist Dr. Adia Winfrey. This workshop will include two presentations and a question/answer session to address the role of hip-hop music in social justice, the impact of music as a positive change agent and hip-hop music in the classroom. Dr. Winfrey is a specialist in the area of hip-hop music and culture, and the use of hip-hop as a therapeutic approach to social justice. She is the founder of H.Y.P.E (Healing Young People thru Hip-Hop Empowerment) at www.letsgethype.com and is a highly sought-after speaker on issues of music and diversity.

FEB. 9, 2021
2 PM: HIP-HOP CULTURE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
This session explores the evolution of hip-hop culture in the centuries-long fight for social justice and human rights in the United States and connects hip-hop culture’s evolution to other genres of music. Open to Austin Peay State University students, faculty and staff with registration.

7 PM: HIP-HOP EMPOWERMENT IN THE CLASSROOM
In this session, Dr. Winfrey explains the Hip-Hop Empowerment Model, which is the foundation of the H.Y.P.E. Hip-Hop Therapy Curriculum. We will explore the elements of hip-hop from its history, to its culture, to the Hip-Hop Declaration of Peace and then discuss the tenets of the Hip-Hop Empowerment Model, with examples of how it can be integrated into teaching. This is an interactive presentation that also offers practical steps for utilizing hip-hop culture in most classrooms.

At the end, Dr. Winfrey will answer questions from participants. To submit questions before the workshop, go to www.apsu.co1.qualtrics.com. Please limit questions to topics of music, hip-hop music or culture, pedagogy or social justice.
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