Plenary: Youth, Pop Culture, and Participatory Politics

This panel will look at how young people's engagement with pop culture is a gateway to finding their voice and place in the sphere of participatory politics.  Drawing from a variety of pop culture formations including hip hop, fan cultures, etc. the panelist will consider some of the creative ways young people engage in participatory politics.

Craig Watkins
Mark Anthony Neal
Andrew Slack
Discussant: Henry Jenkins