Panel: Mix Mesh Blend: How Diversity, Tech & Creative Storytelling Are Changing Everything
June 13, 2015 1pm-2:20pm
Marcus C. Shepard is a doctoral candidate at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. His work explores Black musical performance and its intersections and transformative capabilities of race, class, gender and sexuality. Specifically, he focuses on the musical genre neo-soul and its sonic, visual and political implications in the United States within communities of color. Shepard has also worked at the world famous Apollo Theater in Harlem as an archivist and maintains his ties to this artistic community.
By Keri Wilborn