Reading Series

Jabari Asim: The N World

Show - Reading Series

Hong Kong International Literary Festival
  • Sat 31-10-2015 9:00 PM - 1 h 30 m

The Jockey Club Studio Theatre

$180
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In English

Synopsis

The debate over the N world touches many aspects of American popular culture.  Does it ever have an appropriate place in the media?  Are rappers justified in using it?  Should the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which repeats it 215 times, be taught in school?  As the cultural critic Jabari Asim explains, none of these questions can be addressed effectively without a clear knowledge of the word's legacy.  Here, he will draw on a wide range of examples from science, politics and the arts to explore the etymology of the word and its evolution.

 

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