"Ni fondamentalistes ni extrémistes": Islam in French Hip-Hop (NEMLA 2013)

This panel explores French hip-hop’s engagement with Islam in order to understand its ethnic, cultural, and political significance to youth of immigrant origin in France. While scholarship on French rap music has focused chiefly on constructions of ethnic and racial identity, the question of Islam in French rap remains underexplored. This panel seeks to address this gap in coverage by analyzing how rappers—for example, Abd al Malik, Médine, Rhoff, Diam's, and Kery ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
French
Popular Culture
Literary Theory
World Literatures
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
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