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Rap Genius: Lyrics and Collaborative Interpretatio

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Description

Rap Genius is a guide to the meaning of hip hop lyrics, and the the definitive online community of rap aficionados. The site contains accurate lyrics, verse specific pop-up annotations providing critical interpretation, and notes regarding a songs historical context, sampling, and hyperlinks to relevant references. This workshop will discuss and explore the Rap Genius collaborative text-annotation platform, and future directions. Attendees who would like to earn a Rap IQ are encouraged to create a RapGenius account.

Location
Klarchek Information Commons, Room 120
Contact
Stephen Macksey smackse@luc.edu
Event Cost
Free
Open To
Students, Faculty, Staff
This event has not been marked as open to the public.
URL
http://libraries.luc.edu/classes/calendar