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Works-In-Progress Lecture Series

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Zine Magubane, Associate Professor of Sociology, Boston College

"A Critique of the Theory of Color Blind Racism"

Lyons Hal 301E at Noon


New Directions in African Diaspora Studies

Tuesday, 27 September, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Devlin 101

Professor Andreanna Clay, Department of Sociology, San Francisco State University

" 'Hell You Talmbout?': Black Lives, Black Resistance and Hip-Hop."

This talk examines the response of hip-hop communities to current movements such as Black Lives Matter.  


Thursday, 27 October, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Devlin 101

Professor Tamura Lomax

"Imagining Black Resistance in the House that Slavery Built"

This talk explores the possibilities of black resistance in the neo-colonial neo-liberalist digital age where the market, ranking, strangeness, expendability, orphanage, loss, discipline, and commodification are not solely problems "out there" in the world but "in here" in academic institutions. 




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Lecture Series:

Works in Progress

New Directions