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Race In The Post-Obama Era: The Politics and Aesthetics of Disruption and Change

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Through the emergence of new social movements, race has vaulted back into the center of U.S. discourse, renewing questions about equality, freedom and culture.
“Thinking Freedom Now: Policing, Mass Incarceration & Racial Justice” 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Moderated by H. Samy Alim, featuring:

  • Mychal Denzel Smith, The Nation
  • Isabel Garcia, Derechos Humanos
  • Reverend Osagyefo Sekou, Fellowship of Reconciliation/King Research and Education Institute
  • Rinku Sen, Race Forward/Colorlines

“Seeing Race Now: The Arts, Racial Justice & Cultural Equity”2:30 to 4 p.m. Moderated by Jeff Chang, featuring:

  • Jonathan Calm, Stanford Department of Art & Art History
  • Deborah Cullinan, Yerba Buena Center for The Arts
  • Rita Gonzalez, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Jasiri X, 1Hood
  • Favianna Rodriguez, CultureStr/ke

This special symposium examines through two catalytic discussions how movements and individuals have been changing the way we see and think about race in the post-Obama era.This event is part of The Nation magazine's 150th anniversary event tour. For a complete lineup of events in the Bay Area and beyond, visit thenation.com/events.

Details

When:

Thursday, November 19, 2015. 12:00 PM

Where:

Bechtel Conference Center at Encina Hall

Sponsor:

African & African American Studies, Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA)

Contact:

650-723-4402
aholt@stanford.edu

Admission: