Beyond Beat and Rhymes: An Evening with Byron Hurt, is from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 6 in East Hall, Room 1324. The event opens with Hurt hosting a showing of his film "Beyond Beats and Rhymes: A Hip-Hop Head Weighs in on Manhood in Rap Music." The documentary was a 2006 Sundance Film Festival selection also shown on the Public Broadcasting System. It examines representations of manhood, sexism and homophobia in hip-hop culture and features several well-known hip-hop artists. Sponsored by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Communication Studies, Office of Student Conflict Resolution and the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs.
(Photo courtesy "Beyond Beats And Rhymes" Film Still Byron Hurt)