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Altman Symposium: Race & Racism - Day 2

Friday, April 29, 2022
8:30 am
Shriver Center, Heritage Room

8:30 a.m.  Geoffrion Family Undergraduate Fellows

Moderator: Pepper Stetler

Ash Aoibheil, "Indigenous Performance: Medicine for Intergenerational Wounds"

Nav Chima, "Human Rights and the Persistence of Racism"

Caroline Funk, "Affect and Lyric in Claudia Rankine's Citizen: Poetry as Theory”                          

Alexa Lawthorn, "Abolitionism and Rhetoric: Jarena Lee's Place in the Early 19th Century Abolitionist Movement”           

Chi Nguyen, “The German Vision: Colonial Photography at the Court of King Njoya, Bamum Kingdom, Cameroon, 1905-1922”            

Madeline Phaby, "La Raza Brava y Tenaz: Capitalism and Yaqui Resistance in Northern Mexico, 1880-1920”

Peyton Rayburn, "Native American Mascots: The History and Controversy"

Claudia Zaunz, "Teaching Race and Racism in Public Schools: An Uncertain Path”


10:15 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m. Visions | Faculty/Grad student Presentations

Moderator: Katie Johnson

Durell Callier, "Study, Practice, Render: Experiments in Blackqueer Worldmaking, Memory, and Survival"    

Wourld, Memory, and Survival”

Andrew Hebard, "Draining the Swamp: Corruption, Contract, and Biopolitical

Abandonment in the Work of W.E.B. Dubois”

Dasol Choi, "Unhomely Homes: Race, Class, and the Spatial Logics in Asian

American and African American Literature”

Stefanie Dunning, “Other/Worldly: A Black Ecology of Outer Space"

 1:00 p.m.  Keynote-Virtual Event

Calvin Warren, “Phonological Violence: Toward a Philosophy of the Karen Call”

 2:30 p.m.  Collaborations

A collaborative Geoffrion Family Fellows presentation,  “Race at Miami”

Ash Aoibheil,  "Poems”

A multi-modal presentation, Stefanie Dunning and José Amador, “Reflections on ‘Race & Racism’”