WATCH: Full Video Coverage of the Racial Inequality Conference (March 9-10, 2018)

WATCH: Full Video Coverage of the Racial Inequality Conference (March 9-10, 2018)

For those who were unable to attend our March 2018 Racial Inequality Conference (co-organized by Linda Martín Alcoff & Charles W. Mills), or those who wanted another chance to experience the insights and perspectives of the conference’s eighteen interdisciplinary speakers, closed-captioned videos are now available for all six of the conference’s panels. We thanks the conference’s co-sponsor, the Center for the Humanities, for providing videography and captioning for the event.

Panel 1: PRISON REFORM AND SOCIAL SCIENCE METHODOLOGY

  • Naomi Murakawa (Princeton): “Big Data and the Pursuit of a Racially Fair Carceral State”
  • Tommie Shelby (Harvard): “Prison Abolition? Incarceration and the Limits of Functional Critique”
  • Michelle Fine (CUNY): “Racial (In)Justice Scholarship and Epistemic Justice”

Panel 2: RACIAL INEQUALITY, EDUCATIONAL AND SPATIAL

  • Derrick Darby (Michigan): “Educating Egalitarians”
  • Michael Paris (CUNY): “Derrick Bell and the Lost Cause of School Desegregation”
  • Ronald Sundstrom (University of San Francisco): “Gentrification and Racial Inequality”

Panel 3: WHITE RIGHTS AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS COUNTER-REVOLUTION

  • Mark Golub (Scripps College): “Defending White Rights”
  • Bernard Boxill (UNC Chapel Hill): “Race and Equality”
  • Stephen Steinberg (CUNY): “Race and Counter-Revolution: Rolling Back the Civil Rights Revolution”

Panel 4: RACE, CLASS, AND BLACK RADICAL HUMANISM 

  • Frank Kirkland (CUNY): “Inequality and the Social/Racial Contract”
  • Juliet Hooker (Brown): “Race or Class Inequality? Latin American Lessons”
  • Gary Wilder (CUNY): “Black Radicalism, Radical Humanism, and the Good Life”

Panel 5: IMMIGRATION AND DECOLONIALITY

  • José Mendoza (U. Massachusetts-Lowell): “Decolonizing Immigration Justice”
  • Alia Al-Saji (McGill): “Travel Bans, Hesitation, and Racial Durations”
  • Nelson Maldonado-Torres (Rutgers): “Racial Inequality, Coloniality, and Decoloniality”

Panel 6: WHITE SUPREMACY AND REPARATIVE JUSTICE

  • Falguni Sheth (Emory): “Violence and the Worldly Comportment of White Supremacy”
  • Howard McGary (Rutgers): “Reparations and Collective Responsibility”
  • Andrew Valls (Oregon State): “Justice, Acknowledgment, and Collective Memory”