Assignment: The Hip-Hop Nation

An argumentative essay that requires students to clearly articulate their position on whether rap and hip-hop have a negative or a positive effect on its listeners, if there should be control over the content of songs, and to explore the reasons why people are affected by these genres so strongly.

 

 

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PhD Graduate at University of Illinois at Chicago |

Katya Kulik is a recent PhD graduate from the Program for Writers at UIC. She has taught Creative Writing and Composition courses at UIC as a graduate student instructor for seven years, and before that, she was the ESL instructor at Moscow State University. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in ‘So to Speak’, New Mexico Review, CutBank, Jet Fuel Review, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. She documents her life in mice cartoons at Mice Notes.

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