VIVO PER QUESTO / GREEN COLLEGE / UBC – Vancouver -mart. 7 febbraio

Department are pleased to host a multi-day event with Afro-Italian hip-hop artist and activist Amir Issaa. Amir will perform a live concert at Green College on Tuesday, February 7th at 5 pm. The concert will include a Q&A with the artist, and it will be followed by a reception where attendees will have a chance to chat informally with our guest. Amir Issaa will also lead students in ITAL courses in the creation of a collaborative rap song, and on February 8th at 3 pm, he will present his books Vivo per questo/I Live For This and Educazione Rap/Rap Education in the French Hispanic and Italian Studies Department.

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Venerdì 3 Febbraio sarò a St. Catharines, dove si trova Brock University, e farò una lezione sulla diversità in Italia attraverso i videoclip di alcune mie canzoni che trattano questo tema. Ringrazio la professoressa Carmela Colella per avermi coinvolto.

As part of the Black History/African Heritage Month events, Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures will be hosting a roundtable discussion with Afro-Italian rap artist and author Amir Issaa. The discussion will centre on Amir’s artistic output (rap songs and books), life experiences and his engagement as a social activist”.  

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