Pharoahe Monch’s ‘P.T.S.D.’: Hip-Hop, Black Men, and Mental Health

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 12:00 pm


In this wide-ranging talk, acclaimed Queens-based hip-hop artist Pharoahe Monch discusses his career, musical influences, and struggle with depression — a theme whose broader social and political implications he explored on his 2014 concept album, P.T.S.D. Moderated by Mark Anthony Neal, Professor and Chair of African and African American Studies at Duke University.

Wednesday, November 1, 12-1:15 PM
Forum for Scholars and Publics, Duke University
011 Old Chem, West Campus
Free and open to the public
Free catered lunch provided

Pharoahe Monch’s residency will culminate in a special joint performance with PitchBlak Brass Band in Reynolds Industries Theater on the evening of Thursday, November 2. Tickets and info available HERE.

Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars & Publics at Duke University. Pharoahe Monch & PitchBlak Brass Band are presented as part of Duke Performances’ Hip-Hop Initiative, made possible, in part, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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