Autumn 2019: The Reproductions of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

"“I feel like I have three strikes against me”: Exploring gendered and racialized pathways into the criminal legal system for young transgender women"

Jane Hereth | School of Social Service Administration | University of Chicago

Respondent: Professor C. Riley Snorton, English & The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, University of Chicago


Thursday, October 17th, 2019

"The Secret of Selling the Negro: Johnson Publishing Company, the Nation of Islam, and Cultural Capitalism in 1950s Chicago"

Julius Jones | History | University of Chicago

Respondent: Professor Omar McRoberts, Sociology, University of Chicago


Friday, November 1st, 2019

"Repair: Redeeming the Promise of Abolition" (Haymarket Books, 2019)

Professor Katherine Franke | Columbia Law School

A Roundtable with Durrell Washington, Sr., (School of Social Service Administration) and Alice Kim (Pozen Center for Human Rights)

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

"Letters to the Nation – Women in the Nation of Islam Archive"

Aneesah Ettress | The Divinity School | University of Chicago

Respondent: Dr. Tracye Matthews, Executive Director, The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, University of Chicago

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

"A Hope Not Hopeless But Unhopeful"

Kévin O. Irakóze | Philosophy | University of Chicago

Respondent: Professor Joshua Chambers-Letson, Performance Studies, Northwestern University


Thursday, December 5th, 2019

"From Ownership to Labor Exploitation: The Emergence of “Slavery” and “Labor” Issues as Separate Categories at the ILO and the League of Nations co-hosted with the Politics, History and Society Workshop"

Mishal Khan | Sociology | University of Chicago

Respondent: Professor Aaron Benanav, The Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago