Forging Concepts through Struggle:
The New Slave—Racism, Empire, and Sexual Violence
Paine University, Augusta, Georgia
October 31-November 1st, 2014.
Keynote: Amani Baraka
Caribbean Philosophical Association Panel Session, concepts of servitude: Lewis Gordon, Jane Gordon, University of Connecticut-Storrs; Yomaira Figueroa, Michigan State University; Michael Monahan, Marquette University; Devon Johnson, Tacuma Peters, Temple University;
Patrick Anderson, Texas A& M, "Maintaining Caste: Re-discovering Martin"
Omawu D.E. Begho, Florida International University, "You Ain’t the Nigga I See: Deconstructing Contemporary Blackness in the Dominican Republic"
Stephanie R. Berruz, William Paterson University, "From Africa to Latin America: Convergences of the Intellectual"
Kobie Coleman, Brooklyn College, "Slave is the New Black"
Kimberly A. Harris, Pennsylvania State University, "Our Non-ideal Intuition about Racial Justice"
Richard N. Hastings, Southwestern College, "PERFORMATIVE DECOLONIZATION: A Paradigmatic Exploration of Cultural Liberation Theories and Practices"
Brandon Hogan, Howard University, "Race, Ideal Theory, and Corrective Justice"
Jordan Liz, Memphis State University, "From Eugenics to Genetics: The Biopolitics of Race in the Genomics Era"
Tom Meagher, University of Connecticut-Storr, "The Peculiarity of Institutions: Thinking Slavery through the Peculium"
Siphiwe Ndlovu, University of Venda, SA, "Black Consciousness Philosophy as a Pre-requisite for True Liberation in the Works of Frantz Fanon and Steve Biko"
Jessia Otto, William Paterson University, "The Role of White Philosophers Who Study Race: I live to harass white folks"
Andrea J. Pitts, Vanderbilt University, "Spinning Philosophical Threads: Examining Latin American Philosophy of History and African Hermeneutics"
P. Seltzer, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, "Organizing against New Slavery: Atlanta Airport Workers Speak Out"
Nick Smaligo, Southern Illinois University, "Fascism, Neoliberalism, and the 'Liberal Split': The violence of property and the recuperation of radical rhetoric"
Andrew Soto, Texas A&M University, "Interest-Convergence: A Response to Elizabeth Anderson’s The Imperative of Integration"
Juan Thurmond, Veterans Administration Medical Center, "What is Microaggression? An Essay on DuBosian Aesthetics"
Calvin Walds, Syracuse University, "Discordant Notes of Black Fugitives in Amsterdam"
Natalia Washington, Purdue University/Pierre Buhlmann, Université Toulouse II, Fr., "Racism and Criminality in The New Jim Crow"
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