Friday, April 7, 2017
11:30am – 5:30pm
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Culture and Media, The Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Culture and Media Studies, Middle East Studies, and the Photographic Archives Research Group (PARG)
11:30 – Welcome
12-2:15 Panel 1
Sheila Pree Bright, Photographer
"From Abolitionist Movement to Black Lives Matter"
Michael Sawyer, Colorado College
"Meditations On Police Violence”
Anne McClintock, Princeton University
"Ghostscapes and Environmental Crises"
Chair: Ariella Azoulay
2:15-3:00 PM Lunch Break
3:15 – 5:30 PM Panel 2
Anthony Bogues, Brown University
"Blackness and the radical imagination: Rethinking freedom"
Danielle Jackson, Bronx Documentary Center
Saidiya Hartman, Columbia University
"The Beauty of the Ungovernable"
Chair: Beshara Doumani