Reclaiming the Right to Rock: Black Experiences in Rock Music will bring together Black rock musicians from different generations and regions with music critics and scholars to discuss the socio-political history, musical developments, and the future of Black rock. The main component of the conference will be three panels, each exploring one of the following topics:
- The conceptualization and origins of Black rock;
- The politics of Black rock;
- The face of Black rock in the 21st century.