April 6,2016Karen Civil was invited to speak at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana by the university’s president, Dr. Walter Kimbrough. The conversation took place during Dr. Kimbrough’s “I Cram to Understand: Hip Hop, Sex, Gender, and Ethical Behavior” course. This course provides an opportunity for substantive reflection and review of ethical principles and their relevance today in light of the creation and growth of hip hop culture which has challenged traditional ideas regarding sexuality and gender, and may in fact have replaced those values with completely new ones.
The discussion, which was open to the entire student body, included a Q&A conversation to discuss the current state of the hip hop industry and hip hop culture followed by a private dinner with Karen held for the students enrolled in the course.
A special thanks to Dr. Walter Kimbrough and Dillard University.