Center for Race, Philosophy and Social Justice - Fall 2015

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Center for Race, Philosophy & Social Justice Speaker Series
Time: 12:15pm - 2:00pm

All events will held in 758 Schermerhorn Extension
on the Morningside Campus of Columbia University

FALL 2015

September 18
"Richard Wright: Realizing the Promise of the West"
Tommie Shelby, Harvard University
Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and American Studies and of Philosophy

October 16
"Cultivating Civic Capacity Under Domination: Rethinking Booker T. Washington and Uplift Politics in the Era of Jim Crow"
Desmond Jagmohan, Princeton University
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Politics

October 22
"Hacking the Subject: Black Feminism, Refusal and the Limits of Justice"
Denise Ferreira da Silva
Director of Centre for Ethics & Politics
School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London
**Note: Location To Be Announced**

November 20
"Racialization, Racial Identity, and Race Blindness: A Comparison of the U.S., South Africa, and Brazil"
Lawrence Blum, University of Massachusetts
Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education and Professor of Philoshopy
Visiting Professor, Teachers College
**Note: No paper to be distributed in advance**


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