The 2021 Pop Convergence: A Virtual Pop Conference, April 22-25th
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De Angela L. Duff

Associate Vice Provost & Industry Professor

De Angela L. Duff is an Associate Vice Provost at New York University and Industry Professor in Integrated Design & Media (IDM) at NYU Tandon. She also curates music symposia as polished solid, including 2021's Prince #SexyMF30 Virtual Symposium (sexymf.polishedsolid.com) and the upcoming Prince #TripleThreat40 Hybrid Symposium (2022) celebrating 30 years of Prince’s 1999, The Time’s What Time Is It? and Vanity 6’s eponymous debut; speaks about music, design, and technology, internationally, at numerous conferences including Black Portraiture[s] VII (2022), Pop Conference 2021, Prince 78-88: An Interdisciplinary Conference (2021) and 2nd Dayton Funk Symposium (2021), writes about music most recently in the edited volume Prince and Popular Music: Critical Perspectives on an Interdisciplinary Life (2020, Bloomsbury); has spoken on WNYC, BBC Manchester, and Minnesota Public Radio; and produces, co-hosts, and edits the Prince & Prince-related podcasts on Grown Folks Music’s podcast network. 

You can view her past and present work at polishedsolid.com or subscribe to her newsletter at polishedsolid.substack.com.

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