Jeff Chang


Jeff Chang is the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University.

The Creativity Stimulus The Creativity Stimulus

Creating jobs for artists--good for the economy and even better for the imagination.

Apr 15, 2009 / Books & the Arts / Jeff Chang

News From Nowhere News From Nowhere

Hip-hop star M.I.A. broadcasts the sound of those with one foot in the First World and the other in the global South.

Nov 1, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Jeff Chang

Hip-Hop’s E-Z Scapegoats Hip-Hop’s E-Z Scapegoats

There's a big difference between the misogynous hip-hop produced by big media and the hip-hop that moves a generation.

May 8, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Jeff Chang and Dave Zirin

Moving On Up Moving On Up

Jay-Z, self-styled savior of hip-hop, is the face of the new establishment.

Jan 4, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Jeff Chang

‘Stakes Is High’ ‘Stakes Is High’

Fifteen years ago, rappers like Public Enemy, KRS-One and Queen Latifah were received as heralds of a new movement.

Dec 23, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Jeff Chang