May 2017

Cornell Clubs of Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton Present:

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The History of Hip Hop

Cornell Faculty Speaker Ben Ortiz

When: May 24, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: Broward Urban League

560 NW 27th Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL  33311

Come Learn about the origins of Hip Hop culture and its 40-year journey to Cornell’s archives.

Ben Ortiz is the Assistant Curator of the Cornell Hip Hop Collection, which is part of Cornell University Library’s Rare and Manuscript Collections division. The CHHC is the world’s most extensive research archive on Hip Hop music and culture (a very broad subject through which a wide diversity of topics can be explored). The CHHC is nearly a decade old and continues to grow each year. It contains an estimated quarter-million artifacts!

Light Appetizers and Desserts will be served.

Evening Itinerary:

7:00 pm – 7:45 pm: Networking

7:45 pm – 8:15 pm: Presentation

8:15 pm – 8:30 pm: Q & A

8:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Final Networking

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