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Video: “Conflicted Identities: Michael Jackson and the Problem of Diversity in America”

Sep. 22, 2009, 3:49 PM

Questions of identity surrounded Michael Jackson in life and death. A Sept. 21 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University focused on larger issues of identity and diversity through the lens of the late pop star’s life and career.

The discussion, “Conflicted Identities: Michael Jackson and the Problem of Diversity inĀ America,” included the following panelists:

Chase Lesane-Brown, Vanderbilt research professor in psychology and human development

Paul Lim, Vanderbilt assistant professor of the history of Christianity and assistant professor of religious studies

Ifeoma Nwankwo, Vanderbilt associate professor of English

Tiffany Patterson, Vanderbilt associate professor of African American and Diaspora studies

Media contact: Princine Lewis, 615-322-NEWS
princine.lewis@vanderbilt.edu

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