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**Due to health concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic, the conference will no longer take place at Ithaca College on April 4-5, 2020 as originally planned, and will instead be a fully virtual conference. Further details about accessing the conference are forthcoming.**
Dr. Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo
SAMMUS (Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo) is a rap artist and producer from Ithaca, NY with a PhD in science and technology studies from Cornell University. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University in the music department. Since 2010 Sammus has written, produced, and recorded three full-length albums (one of which has charted on Billboard), three EPs, including a Metroid-themed concept album, a collaborative Castlevania-themed concept album with the MC Mega Ran, and countless one-off collaborations with artists from a variety of genres as well as video game developers, podcasters, and filmmakers. Her live shows, characterized by her explosive energy and the inclusion of elements of cosplay, bring together a diverse array of activists, hip hop heads, punks, and self-identified nerds and geeks, among others. As noted by the Los Angeles Times, Sammus “has a gift for getting a message across.”
Bringing together people from around the world to discuss music in video games