Califlornia Rountable on Race Schedule

Too bad I’ll have to miss it, but it looks quite good (and is rarely, I think, in California):

California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race

2012 Meetings/Hunter-CUNY

New York

Keynote speaker: Prof. Joy James, Williams College

All Rooms TBA

Friday, October 5:

Session I: 10:30-12:30, Moderator: Lisa McLeod, Guilford College

10:30 am: LaRose Parris, LaGuardia Community College/CUNY Nation

Language Theory: Sound and Rememory in the Americas

11:30 am: Eduardo Mendieta, Stony Brook University

The Topology of Race: From Foucault through Agamben to Mills

Lunch: 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Session II: 2:00-4:00, Moderator: Jose Jorge Mendoza, Worcester State

2:00 pm: Janine Jones, UNC Greensboro

All of Us or None?

3:00 pm: Ernesto Rosen Velasquez, University of Dayton

Should Undocumented Migrante Laborers Be Illegal? Towards a Politics of Choque

Break: 4:00-4:30 pm

Keynote Session: 4:30-6:00, Moderator: Linda Martin Alcoff Hunter College/CUNY

Joy James, Williams College,

Cyborgs and Civil Society: the legacy of Master-Slave Relations in

U.S. Democracy

Keynote Reception: 6:30-7:30 pm

Saturday, October 6:

Session III: 10:00 am-Noon, Moderator: Kris Sealey, Fairfield University

10:00 am: Amir Jaima, Stony Brook University,

The Problem of Prejudice and the Capacity for Friendship

11:00 am: Magali Bessone, University of Rennes

Will The Real Tolerant Racist Please Stand Up?

Lunch: Noon-1:30 pm

Session IV: 1:30-3:30 pm, Moderator: Lawrence Blum, UMass Boston

1:30 pm: Rima Hussein, Free University-Berlin

Race in our Minds

2:30 pm: Robert Bernasconi, Pennsylvania State University

Racism: A Thought or a System?

Break: 3:30-4:00 pm

Session V: 4:00-6:00 pm, Moderator: Nathifa Greene, Stony Brook

4:00 pm: Crista Lebens, Wisconsin, Whitewater

Theorizing Trans** Identities:

Bodies, Gender, Race, and Lugones’ Logic of Curdling

5:00 pm: Namita Goswami, Indiana State University

Wagging Fingers and Missing Dicks: An Updated Grammar Book (Race,

Gender, and the Animal in the Age of Global Warming)

Closing Reception: 6:30-7:30 pm