Fear of Immigrant Women: What can ancient Athens tell us about the current debates?
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.
International Conference on Global Racism
University of Kentucky, Lexington
February 22, 2013
– Free event
The White Racial Frame: Buttressing Oppression
Joe Feagin, Texas A&M
PANEL 1 - RACIALIZATIONS
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
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
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
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.