Schedule

Thursday, April  10, 2014

The Community Room

Jean & Alexander Heard Library

#DarkTimes


9:00a

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Dr. Peter James Hudson & Dr. Jemima Pierre


9:30 – 11: 30

PANEL 1: CITIZENSHIP

What’s Next?: Mr. Kevin Alexander Gray

In the wake: Dr. Christina Sharpe

Fear of a Black Nation: The Biosexuality of Prisons and the Conundrum of Citizenship: Mr. David Austin

Afropea in the Making: Dispatches from France: Dr. Maboula Soumahoro

Moderator: Dr. Lucius T. Outlaw

 

11:30 – 1:00: Lunch


1:00 – 3:00

PANEL 2: SOVEREIGNTY

Sovereignty Unbound – Debunking US militarism and economic exploits in Africa: Dr. Emira Woods

Critical Mass:   The Window Closes on Black Urban Self-Determination: Mr. Glen Ford

Between Sovereignty and Servitude: Neocolonial Intervention in Haiti and Venezuela: Mr. Kevin Edmonds

Revolutionary Retreat: The Caribbean, Coloniality, Citizenship: Dr. Aaron Kamugisha

Moderator: Dr. Anthère Nzabatsinda

 

3:00 – 3:30: COFFEE BREAK


3:30 – 5:30

PANEL 3: FREEDOM

Curricular Emancipation: Liberating Blackness from White Epistemological Narratives of History: Dr. Naomi Reed

Nobody Gives You Freedom: Dr. Johnny Williams

Criminalisation and the Deprivation of Citizenship: Beyond Anti-LGBTI legislation: Ms. Sokari Ekine

“Free-doom”: The After-Life of Emancipation and the Possibilities of Freedom: Dr. Rinaldo Walcott

Freedom in Collapse: Ms. Margaret Kimberly

Moderator: Dr. Jemima Pierre

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