Panelists:

Mickey Dee, aka Mike Barrz — Hip Hot Artist

Jamie Laurie- lead emcee of the Flobots

Charlotte Nisser, J.D.- KWVA 88.1 Station Manager

Andre Sirois- Doctoral Candidate & Graduate Teaching Fellow, UO

School of Journalism and Communication

This highly interactive and multi-media event combines performance, presentation, and dialogue to explore how the digital revolution and convergence culture of old and new media has radically transformed the musical landscape. This panel assesses how the digital age has affected the creation, performance, promotion, distribution, and acquisition of music as intellectual property.

Community Conversations is an academic program that is one of the Living Learning Initiatives of University Housing in partnership with the Clark Honors College, the Oregon Humanities Center, and Undergraduate Studies. The goal of Community Conversations is to stimulate intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, contrarian debate, and articulate discourse among the 3,300+ residential students at the University of Oregon.