Detroit Ecstasy

Ruminations on Raving, "Movement" and Place


  • Rebekah Farrugia Oakland University


Author Biography

Rebekah Farrugia, Oakland University

Rebekah Farrugia is Professor of Communication with a specialization in media and popular music studies at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Her scholarship explores the relationships between gender, race, community and place in contemporary music genres such as electronic dance music and hip hop. Her books include Women Rapping Revolution: Hip Hop and Community Building in Detroit (University of California Press) co-authored with Kellie D. Hay and Beyond the Dance Floor: Female DJs, Technology and Electronic Dance Music (Intellect Press).