1:00 p.m. Opening Remarks (Tim Melley)
1:05 p.m. Racing Histories | Faculty/Grad student Presentations
Moderator: Naboorle Sackefiyo
Denise McCoskey, “Race-Mixing and the Fall of Rome in Early 20th-Century Classical Scholarship”
Katie Johnson, “Racing the Theatre Archive: Eugene O'Neill"
Rosemary Pennington, “American News Media and the Lynching of Ahmaud Arbery”
Denise Taliaferro, “CeeCee and the African Medallion"
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Trans-National | Faculty/Grad student Presentations
Moderator: Andrew Hebard
Elena Albarrán, ““Parallel Discourses of Race and Representation in Transnational Children’s Art in the Americas”
Andrea Morales, “Birds of Paradise: Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Poetics of Revolution in the Spanish Caribbean”
Naboorle Sackeyfio, “African Migrant Labor, Identity, and Belonging in Japan."
José Amador, “Wanting to be Seen: An Account of Black Trans Masculinity in Brazil"
4:30 p.m. Break
5:00 p.m. Virtual Keynote Presentation: Lorgia García Peña, Mellon Professor of Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts University, "Translating Blackness"
6:15 p.m. Reception