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Each year, Christina gives lectures at universities and national conferences on topics such as hip hop, gospel, pop culture, sound mapping, and more. 


"Jazz Meccas in Motion: Displacement and Homecoming in San Francisco's Church of John Coltrane"

American Studies Association Annual Conference

Hawaii 2019



"Jazz Mecca: The Church of John Coltrane and the Death of Black San Francisco"

Museum of Popular Culture Pop Music Conference

Seattle, WA

April 2019

"Carceral Soundings and the Specter of Chain Gangs in Popular Music"

American Studies Association Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Book Talk on Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels

UC Santa Cruz Music Colloquia Series 

Santa Cruz, CA

Monday, November 26, 2018

"Radical Imaginations: Jazz and Justice from Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter"

Filoli Gardens Summer Jazz Series

Woodside, CA

Sunday, August 19, 2018


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