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Responding to the Twin Pandemics of COVID-19 and Racial Injustice

Arts and Humanities in a Time of Crisis

Image courtesy of Mayra Sierra-Rivera '20, Studio art major

Christina Zanfagna

    Christina ZanfagnaChristina Zanfagna is an Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at Santa Clara University. Her research focuses on music’s relationship to religion, race, and geography in urban America. In her book, Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels (UC Press, 2017), she explores the cultural politics of gospel rap in Los Angeles. Christina is also a flamenco dancer, performing regularly with the East Bay collective Oakland Flamenco Sessions.