Academy of Funk 2018
Politics, History, and Culture of Funk in D.C.
A panel of cross-disciplinary experts will discuss the history of U Street and the significance of funk and go-go in D.C. culture.
user Instructor: Dr. Dwandalyn R. Reece
Fashion as Soft Power
Explore how fashion and music make powerful statements on the condition of humankind.
user Instructor: Courtney Rae O’Neal
Voices from U Street: A Reflection on Decades Past and the Potential for a Funk-Powered Future
Listen to stories and reflections about a changing neighborhood dealing with gentrification, development, and the need to preserve D.C.’s cultural heritage
user Instructor: Dr. James Bridgers