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Lecture Committee presents talk with Public Enemy members April 1


March 31, 2010

University of Iowa News Release

The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will present a panel discussion with members of the seminal hip-hop group Public Enemy at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City.

The discussion is being held in conjunction with the University of Iowa Museum of Art's exhibition, "Two Turntables and a Microphone: Hip-Hop Contexts featuring Harry Allen's 'Part of the Permanent Record: Photos from the Previous Century'" on view through June 27 in the Black Box Theater at the Iowa Memorial Union.

The event includes a talk by Allen, and a panel discussion moderated by Kembrew McLeod, UI associate professor of communication studies, featuring Public Enemy front man Chuck D and co-founders Hank and Keith Shocklee (members of the group's original production unit, the Bomb Squad).

For panelist bios and more information, see http://lectures.uiowa.edu/details.php?ID=657. For more information on the UIMA exhibit, see http://www.news-releases.uiowa.edu/2010/march/031910Twoturntables.html.