February 18, 2015
Major and Classification
American Studies & Ethnicity
Lanita Jacobs-Huey, Ph.D.
Robin Kelley, Ph.D.
Shana Redmond, Ph.D.
Anthropology, American Studies & Ethnicity, History
The Jerk ‘Movement’: Aesthetics and Identity in an Emergent Youth Dance Form
This project explores, Jerkin’, a street dance form that has grown from modest beginnings by inner city Black youth in Los Angeles, California, to an international cultural phenomenon. I will