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Scot Brown


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


Contact Information

Email    SBROWN@HISTORY.UCLA.EDU
Office  6351 Bunche Hall
Phone  310-267-5460

Scot Brown interviewed by former Dayton, Ohio Mayor Rhine Mclin on the subject of the history of funk music, African American community, and Dayton, Ohio:

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PBS Talk for Blackademics "Funk Wars: Decoding the Rick James/Prince Feud"

Scot Brown interview on Funk bands and The Land of Funk - Dayton OH, WRFG Atlanta, GA

Scot Brown on the "Open Line" radio show, KISS FM 98.7, August 31, 2003 (MP3 files)

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Selected Publications

“SOLAR: The History of the Sound of Los Angeles Records,” in Darnell Hunt and Ana-Christina Ramon (eds.) Black Los Angeles: American Dreams and Racial Realities (New York: New York University Press, 2010) pp. 266-82

“The Land of Funk: Dayton, Ohio,” in Tony Bolden (ed.) The Funk Era and Beyond: New Perspectives on Black Culture (New York: Palgrave Press, August 2008) pp.73-88.“

’To Unbrainwash an Entire People’: Malcolm X, Cultural Nationalism and the US Organization in the Era of Black Power,” in James Conyers and Andrew Smallwood (eds.) Malcolm X: A Historical Reader (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2008) pp. 137-146.

“The Us/Panther Conflict, Exile, and the Black Diaspora: The Plight of Larry Watani Stiner,” Journal of African American History (Fall 2007)

“The Politics of Culture: The US Organization of Quest for Black ‘Unity,’” in Jeanne Theoharis and Komozi Woodard (eds.), Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) pp.223-253.

Fighting For Us: Maulana Karenga, The US Organization and Black Cultural Nationalism (New York: NYU Press, 2003)

"The US Organization, Black Power Vanguard Politics, and the United Front Ideal: Los Angeles and Beyond", Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research Vol. 31: 3-4 (Fall/Winter 2001) pp. 21-30.

"The US Organization: African-American Cultural Nationalism in the Era of Black Power"(Cornell University: Unpublished Dissertation, August 1999)

"David Fagen [A Biographical Sketch] " American National Biography (Oxford University Press, 1998)

"The Us Organization, Maulana Karenga and Conflict with the Black Panther Party: A Critique of Sectarian Influences on Historical Discourse" Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 28:2, (November 1997) pp. 157-170

"White Backlash and The Aftermath of Fagen's Rebellion: The Fates of Three African-American Soldiers in the Philippines, 1901-1902" Contributions in Black Studies Vol. 13/14 (1995/1996) pp. 165-173

"African American Soldiers and Filipinos: Racial Imperialism, Jim Crow and Social Relations," Journal of Negro History Vol. 82:1, (Winter 1997) pp. 42-53.
This publication in the JNH is part of the prize for 1995 Winners of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History's Graduate Essay Contest.

Research

United States

Previous Courses by Term

2016 Spring Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Afro-American Studies

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

2016 Winter Quarter

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2015 Fall Quarter

Survey of Afro-American Research

Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2015 Summer Session

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

Introduction to Afro-American History

2015 Winter Quarter

Advanced Historiography: African American

2014 Summer Session

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2014 Spring Quarter

Special Courses in Afro-American Studies

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

Topics in History: U.S.

2014 Winter Quarter

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2013 Fall Quarter

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

Topics in History: U.S.

2012 Winter Quarter

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2011 Fall Quarter

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2011 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

2011 Winter Quarter

Introduction to Afro-American History

Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2010 Spring Quarter

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2009 Spring Quarter

Introduction to Afro-American History

2009 Winter Quarter

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2008 Spring Quarter

Introduction to Afro-American History

2008 Winter Quarter

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2007 Spring Quarter

Introduction to Afro-American History

2007 Winter Quarter

Survey of Afro-American Research

2006 Fall Quarter

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2005 Spring Quarter

Introduction to Afro-American History

Survey of Afro-American Research

2004 Fall Quarter

Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in U.S. History

2004 Spring Quarter

Introduction to Afro-American History

Undergraduate Seminar: U.S.

2004 Winter Quarter

Recent African American Urban History

Introduction to Historical Practice

2003 Spring Quarter

Introduction to Afro-American History

Undergraduate Seminar: U.S.

2003 Winter Quarter

Recent African American Urban History

Introduction to Historical Practice

Previous Courses by Course

HIST 191D
Capstone Seminar: History -- U.S.

2016 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

AF AMER C291
Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2016 Spring Quarter

AF AMER C191
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Afro-American Studies

2016 Spring Quarter

GE CLST 20B
Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2016 Winter Quarter

GE CLST 20A
Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society

2015 Fall Quarter

AF AMER 270A
Survey of Afro-American Research

2015 Fall Quarter

HIST M150D
Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2015 Summer Session

2014 Summer Session

2014 Winter Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2009 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

HIST M150C
Introduction to Afro-American History

2015 Summer Session

2011 Winter Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

AF AMER M158C
Introduction to Afro-American History

2015 Summer Session

AF AMER M150D
Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2015 Summer Session

HIST M200V
Advanced Historiography: African American

2015 Winter Quarter

AF AMER M200A
Advanced Historiography: African American

2015 Winter Quarter

AFRO-AM M150D
Recent African American Urban History: Funk Music and Politics of Black Popular Culture

2014 Summer Session

2014 Winter Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2009 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

AFRO-AM 241
Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2014 Spring Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

HIST 201H
Topics in History: U.S.

2014 Spring Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

AFRO-AM 188A
Special Courses in Afro-American Studies

2014 Spring Quarter

AFRO-AM C291
Special Topics in Afro-American Studies

2011 Fall Quarter

AFRO-AM 19
Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

2011 Spring Quarter

AFRO-AM M158C
Introduction to Afro-American History

2011 Winter Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

AFRO-AM 270A
Survey of Afro-American Research

2007 Winter Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

HIST 97D
Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in U.S. History

2004 Fall Quarter

HIST 197D
Undergraduate Seminar: U.S.

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

HIST M158C
Introduction to Afro-American History

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

AFRO-AM M158D
Recent African American Urban History

2004 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

HIST 99
Introduction to Historical Practice

2004 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

HIST M158D
Recent African American Urban History

2004 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter