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Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Displacement | Imperial Origins of Racialized Lives: From Enslavement to Black Lives Matter

Friday, April 7, 2017

11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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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

"New Documents"

Saidiya Hartman, Columbia University

"The Beauty of the Ungovernable"

Chair: Beshara Doumani

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