Writing at the Intersection of Science & Technology Studies (STS) and Hip Hop Poetics

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SAMMUS (Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo) is a Black-feminist-rap-artist and -producer from Ithaca, NY with family roots in Côte D’Ivoire and the Congo. She received her PhD in science and technology studies from Cornell University in 2019 and she is currently the David S. Josephson Assistant Professor of Music at Brown University, teaching classes on rap songwriting and feminist sound studies. She is also a member of the steering committee for Brown’s science, technology, and society program. Since 2019 she has served as the Director of Audio at Glow Up Games, a women-of-colour led game studio. In the summer of 2020 she became a member of theKEEPERS, a Hip Hop collective that is currently developing the most comprehensive digital archive to map the international contributions of women and girls across Hip Hop’s 50-year history.