International Conference on Global Racism

Date: 
02/22/2013 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Location: 
WT Young Library Auditorium

 

International Conference on Global Racism
University of Kentucky, Lexington
February 22, 2013
– Free event

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
5:00-6:30 pm
The White Racial Frame: Buttressing Oppression
Joe Feagin, Texas A&M

PANEL 1 - RACIALIZATIONS
9:00-11:00 am
White supremacy in Hollywood films
Hernán Vera, University of Florida

Fairer is Beauty: Racism in Postcolonial India
Sasikumar Balasundaram, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Kentucky

Racialization and "Moveable Citizenship: On the Latino/a Dialectics of “Citizenship” And “Belonging”
Suzanne Oboler, John Jay College of Criminal Justice-CUNY

The ‘We/Other’ Cognitive Schema: The Anatomy of Social Transformation in South Africa
Olajide Oloyede, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town/College of Arts and Sciences, University of Kentucky

PANEL 2 - RACELESS RACISM
11:15am-1:15pm

Mestizaje logics: lessons from the workings of racism in Mexico and the struggle for recognition
Mónica Moreno Figueroa, Newcastle University

Racesless Racism? Frenchness and the Future of France
Didier Gondola, Indiana University-Purdue University

From Panacea for Harmonious Race Relations to Ideological Tool for Domination: Reflections on the Use of Métissage through Time and Space in Racialist and Racist Discourses
Jean Muteba Rahier, Florida International University

PANEL 3 - COUNTER RACISM
2:30-4:30pm

Racism, casteism and the potential of counterracist strategies in India and South Africa
Laura Dudley Jenkins, University of Cincinnati, Associate Professor of Political Science

This is Our Home: Multiracial Democratic Transformation of/in New Orleans
Hyun Sook Kim, Wheaton College, MA

An Evolving Global Frame: City College Students Challenge Racism, 1930-1975
Daniel A. Sherwood, The New School for Social Research

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