Northwestern University

May
6
Fri 12:00 PM

Racism's Alterity

When: Friday, May 6, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Contact: Jeff Cernucan   847.467.2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

Why did the West turn against racism during the 20th century? Barnor Hesse explores this question by providing a genealogy of the racism concept.

Barnor Hesse is an associate professor of African American studies, political science, and sociology. He is author of Creolizing the Political: Western Lineages of Raceocracy (forthcoming, Duke University press). He has been published in the South Atlantic QuarterlyEthnic and Racial Studies, and Social Identities

This is part of the Buffett Institute Faculty & Fellows Colloquium. Find it on Facebook.

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