racism

Social Conflict & Democracy: The Enduring Impact of Race on U.S. Politics

Part of the Political Science department's series on Social Conflict and Democracy, this panel focuses on the enduring impact that race and slavery hold over U.S. politics.  Featuring guest speaker Maya Sen of Harvard, presenting on "The Political Legacy of Southern Slavery," the panel include three Univ. of Kentucky faculty experts as well: Christia Spears Brown (Psychology), Melynda Price (UK Law), and Ray Block (AAAS & Political Science).

Cosponsored by the Quantitative Initiative for Social & Policy Research (QIPSR) and the College of Arts & Science's Keys to Our Common Future initiative.

Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
Kincaid Auditorium (#111 Gatton B&E)

International Conference on Global Racism

 

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

Date: 
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Location: 
WT Young Library Auditorium

Affrilachian Legacy Awards

The Carpetbag Theatre, Nikki Giovanni, Dr. William Turner, and Sparky and Rhonda Rucker were all recognized for their massive contributions to Affrilachian art, music, scholarship and heritage.

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