Northwestern University

Apr
22
Fri 10:30 AM

Black Politics - History - Theory Workshop: "After #Ferguson, After #Baltimore: The Challenge of Black Death and Black Life for Black Political Thought"

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When: Friday, April 22, 2016
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Hotel Orrington, Heritage Room, 1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60208

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: The Center for African American History   847.491.5122

Group: Center for African American History (CAAH)

Category: Academic

Description:

Black Politics –History -Theory Workshop

“After #Ferguson, After #Baltimore:
The Challenge of Black Death and Black Life for Black Political Thought”

Date: Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April 2016, 10.30 am – 5pm
Venue: The Heritage Room, Orrington Hotel,

Participants:
Sherwin Bryant, Northwestern University: Racial Slavery and Racial Policing
Barnor Hesse, Northwestern University: The N***a They Couldn’t Kill: Racial Constituent Power (…), Black Life Politics
Juliet Hooker, University of Texas at Austin: Black Protest and White Empathy: On the Problem of Political Imaginations Not Shaped by Loss
Minkah Makalani, University of Texas at Austin: Ferguson, the Politically Unimaginable, and the Limitations of a Normative Black Politics
John Marquez, Northwestern University and Junaid Rana, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Quilombo-ism: Black Radicalism and a Decolonial Future
Steve Marshall, University of Texas at Austin: Black Politics in Post-Exilic Time: Fugitive Freedom among the Ruins of Prophetic Political Critique
Debra Thompson, Northwestern University: The Rage of the Exceptional
Shatema Threadcraft, Rutgers University: Comparative Necropolitics: Femicide, Lynching and #blacklivesmatter

Screening & Discussion of: ‘Wilmington on Fire’ with Director Christopher Everett & Narrator Larry Foster, which explores the white coup d’état that massacred African Africans in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1898.


For further information, contact Barnor Hesse: hb-hesse@northwestern.edu

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