Brown@Stanford welcomes Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, for a week-long residence, starting April 10. Together with Stanford Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning, the Stanford Institute for Diversity in the Arts, and the Stanford Center for Computer Research and Accoustics, we will be hosting several events during his visit, including:
THE PIONEERS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CINEMA (SCREENING): April 10, 6 PM, Oshman Hall
With Clayborne Carson, Jennifer DeVere Brody, Allyson Hobbs, Adam Banks and Jonathan Calm.
Join DJ Spooky and Stanford’s nationally renowned Black scholars as they discuss the rise of African-American film in the 20th century. Scenes from newly restored films by Oscar Micheaux, Frank Peregrini, and others will be shown.
CINEMATIC INCLUSION: WHAT MEDIA HISTORY TELLS US ABOUT INNOVATION (COLLOQUIUM): April 11, 6 PM, Oshman Hall
With Jeff Chang
Come hear the influential Afrofuturist artist, musician and theorist Paul D. Miller explore the past, present, and future of Black cultural performance in conversation with Jeff Chang.
MASH UP MEDIA (LECTURE): April 13, 4:30 PM, Oshman Hall
In this free-flowing intellectual talk and performance, Paul “DJ Spooky” Miller explores the edge of the possible – from Hip Hop to High Tech – making the case that creativity in our hyper-technological age comes from remixing and redefining context.
In addition to these public events, Stanford students can enroll in CS 82: Social Impacts of Media Innovation, to earn one credit in this course limited-engagement course on music and media innovaton.