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conference> This is What I Live for: an Afro-Italian Hip Hop Memoir – Amir Issaa @ Georgetown University

AMIR ISSAA This Is What I Live For An Afro-Italian Hip Hop Memoir
AMIR ISSAA This Is What I Live For An Afro-Italian Hip Hop Memoir

March 14  @ 5pm

The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington and the Department of Italian Studies at Georgetown University are pleased to invite you to the presentation of Afro-Italian Hip Hop artist and writer Amir Issaa‘s new editorial and musical project: “This Is What I Live For: an Afro-Italian Hip Hop Memoir” with Professor Francesco Ciabattoni and Professor Donatella Melucci.

Amir Issaa’s bilingual (English/Italian) biography is the result of a multi-handed educational project involving students and teachers from Georgetown University and San Diego State University.

Reservations not required.

LOCATION
Reiss 103 @ Georgetown University
1551 Tondorf Rd NW
Washington, DC 20057

OTHER DATES & LOCATIONS
March 12 – Morgan State University
March 13 – Towson University
March 18 – University of Richmond
March 18 – William & Mary College

 

ABOUT THE BOOK
The bilingual edition of Amir Issaa’s autobiography book is the result of growing interest in Amir’s work, in particular within academic circles, due to his commitment to reaching younger generations through education and linguistic style.

The volume is accompanied by a soundtrack composed of 20 audio tracks, each dedicated to a chapter of the story, which is already available on Spotify.

This project is a rhyming piece of work, halfway between an album and an audiobook, in which Amir’s narrative voice blends with a carpet of sound, created by talented Loris Mils, which is able to bring the listener into the atmospheres described in the memoir and is already available on Spotify.

Here is the link to listen https://sptfy.com/PX9z

 

  • Organizzato da: Italian Cultural Institute of Washington, Washington Concert Opera