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American Studies Association: Combahee and Her Daughters: Black/Queer/Feminist/Women’s Practices of Survival and Resistance (panel workshop)

Hyatt Regency 151 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

This panel convenes Black women who have conducted exceptional work engaging in daily and local projects of justice work. At a moment when interlocking oppressions of racism, homophobia, misogyny, xenophobia, and more attempt to immiserate us daily in the United States, we are moved if not in fact beholden to an intersectional liberationist politics—one that… Continue reading American Studies Association: Combahee and Her Daughters: Black/Queer/Feminist/Women’s Practices of Survival and Resistance (panel workshop)

Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy: Women and Hate: Lynchings, Hate Groups, & Emmett Till (panel)

University of California, Irvine School of Law 401 E Peltason Dr, Irvine, CA

Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy 2017-18 Colloquium Series: Hate In A Period of Political Turmoil The Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy prioritizes collaborative, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary exchanges, bringing scholars, policy makers, nongovernmental organization members and others to the University of California, Irvine for roundtables, symposia and points of engagement. This year, we… Continue reading Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy: Women and Hate: Lynchings, Hate Groups, & Emmett Till (panel)

Black Portraitures IV: Moderator: Black Women’s Fantasies in the Moving Image

Harvard University Faculty Dining Room 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Moderator: COURTNEY R. BAKER, Occidental College ROBIN J. HAYES, Founder of Progressive Pupil, and TIPHANIE YANIQUE, Wesleyan University – “Fortune Bay: Visualizing a Feminist History of America’s Battered Paradise, the US Virgin Islands” LEIGH RAIFORD – “Framing Diaspora: Kathleen Neal Cleaver’s Family Albums of Exile” ROBIN J. HAYES and LEIGH RAIFORD – “Reclaiming Panther Women:… Continue reading Black Portraitures IV: Moderator: Black Women’s Fantasies in the Moving Image

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American Comparative Literature Association: “W. E. B. Du Bois and the Aesthetic Impulse” (presentation)

University of California, Los Angeles 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, California

Panel: The Aesthetics of Excess: Baroques, Blackness and the Will to Adorn This seminar considers the astonishing versatility of the baroque in aesthetic forms that criss-cross the division between "high" and "low" expressive cultures in Black Diasporic, European, Euro-American, and Latin American settings. Most of the contributors turn to recent art forms or genres--installation art,… Continue reading American Comparative Literature Association: “W. E. B. Du Bois and the Aesthetic Impulse” (presentation)

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association: Of Blackness and Indigeneity

InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown 900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Chair: Audra Simpson, Columbia University Participants: Fugitive Solidarity Phanuel Antwi, University of British Columbia Confederate Symbols and Indigenous Identities Malinda Lowery, University of North Carolina NdNs in the Black Mind: Possibilities, Tensions, & Why We Gon Be Alright Kyle Mays, University of California, Los Angeles Comment: Courtney R. Baker, Occidental College This panel focuses on rethinking the shared conditions of possibility for Indigenous and Black… Continue reading Native American and Indigenous Studies Association: Of Blackness and Indigeneity

Conference Presenter: ASAP/10 Association for the Study of Arts of the Present

Intercontinental New Orleans 444 St Charles Ave, New Orleans

Panel: Great Migrations: Blackness as Transgression in American Film Chair: Courtney R. Baker, Occidental College Presenters: Courtney R. Baker, Occidental College, “Sonic Invasions: The Queer and Black Registers of In Cold Blood” Mikal J. Gaines, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, “Wading in theWaters (or the Woods): Pastoral Imagery in Contemporary Independent Black Cinema” Robin… Continue reading Conference Presenter: ASAP/10 Association for the Study of Arts of the Present