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Larisa Mann

PhD Candidate/DJ
Berkeley Law & Surya Dub
Larisa Kingston Mann is a legal anthropologist, public speaker and award-winning dj. A PhD Candidate in Jurisprudence & Social Policy at BerkeleyLaw, she does ethnographic research on copyright law and local creative practices, focusing especially on Jamaica and the Jamaican diaspora. Also known as DJ Ripley, she has also toured 19 countries across 3 continents over the past 14 years, and is a founding member of the San-Francisco-based Surya Dub event production & performing group. Larisa has also given talks and workshops on law, technology, copyright, creativity and community, from Jackson, Mississippi to Lujbljana to Montreal to Brisbane.