African Diasporas in the Americas

February 18, 2011
10:00 amto3:00 pm

EMU, Fir Room
13th & University
UO campus

Rethinking African Diaspora Studies in the Americas: Interdisciplinary Conversations


10 a.m. — “What Do We Have to Lose?: The Black Anti-Integration Movement in Topeka, KS, 1941-1955″—Charise Cheney (Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon)

11 a.m. — “Á Brasileira: Notes Towards a Racial Critique of Desire”—Denise Ferreira da Silva (Professor of Ethics, Queen Mary University of London)

1:30 p.m. — “Domesticating Labor and the Labor of Domesticity”—Priya Kandaswamy (Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, Mills College)

Moderators: Melissa Stuckey (Assistant Professor of History, University of Oregon) and Irmary Reyes-Santos (Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon)

Cosponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, Latin American Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of Romance Languages, The Americas Steering Committee, UO Newman Center, Knight Law School, College of Arts and Sciences

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