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Love is...

The 22nd annual Conference on Critical Geography was hosted at the University of Kentucky this past October. In between sessions, conference participants had the opportunity to participate in a video booth project, titled Love Is.... Here, participants were asked to share their thoughts and opinions on the nature of love.

International Conference on Global Racism

 

International Conference on Global Racism
University of Kentucky, Lexington
February 22, 2013
– Free event

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
5:00-6:30 pm
The White Racial Frame: Buttressing Oppression
Joe Feagin, Texas A&M

PANEL 1 - RACIALIZATIONS
9:00-11:00 am
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
11:15am-1:15pm

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
2:30-4:30pm

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

Date: 
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Location: 
WT Young Library Auditorium

UK Hosts Conference on 17th Century France

UK will host the 30th Annual Conference for the Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies (SE17) beginning Thursday, Nov. 3.
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