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Invasion of Privacy: The Sociology of Cardi B
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Thu Aug 9, 2018
Benton Room

Description

Cardi B has skyrocketed as the top selling Black Woman in hip hop/rap. At the top of her game, she is engaged, pregnant, and unapologetically herself garnering attention from media personalities and criticisms about her choices. Cardi B’s upward mobility, motherhood, and Afro-Latinx Identity overlap with issues of social class, gender, race and ethnicity within sociology. This panel will include papers on the meaning of Cards B to issues of respectability politics, media, and Black Womanhood.

Session Papers:

The Sociology of Cardi B.

Candice C. Robinson, University of Pittsburgh

 

White Media and the Appropriation of Authentic Black Womanhood

Aaryn Green, University of Cincinnati

 

Cardi Gotta Baby by Offset: A Nonmarital Childbearing Case Study

Maretta McDonald, Louisiana State University 

 

Cardi B: Pregnant While Twerking or Twerking While Pregnant

Veronica Newton-Burke, Georgia State University

 

Policing Cardi B’s Blackness: A Critical Analysis of “Commonsense” Notions of Race

Shantee Rosado, University of Pennsylvania


Speakers
 
Candice Robinson
Graduate Assistant, University of Pittsburgh
 
Aaryn Green
Graduate Assistant, Univeristy of Cincinnati African American Cultural and Resource Center
 
Shantee Rosado
PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

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