Final Symposium: Anti-Racism and the Disciplines
Friday, March 31, 2023
Rogers Memorial Chapel
(Reception to follow)
As a formal close to the 2021-2022 Dean’s Speaker Series on Anti-Racism and the Disciplines, School of Liberal Arts Dean Brian Edwards has invited all previous participants to Tulane’s campus for an all-day symposium on March 31st, 2023.
In addition to the cast of participating scholars (names and institutions listed below), the symposium will feature a keynote by American literary critic, Black Feminist scholar, and Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor at Vanderbilt University, Hortense J. Spillers, who will speak on Anti-Racism and Literary Studies.
- Keynote on Literary Studies: Hortense Spillers
Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor Emerita of English, Vanderbilt University
- Anthropology: Lee D. Baker
Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, and African and African American Studies, Duke University
- Classical Studies: Dan-el Padilla Peralta
Associate Professor of Classics, Princeton University
- Communication Studies: Sarah J. Jackson
Presidential Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Media, Inequality and Change Center, University of Pennsylvania
- Economics: Gary Hoover
Professor of Economics and Executive Director of the Murphy Institute, Tulane University
- Philosophy: Lionel McPherson
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University
- Sociology: Mary Pattillo
Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University
- 1:00–2:15pm: Anti-Racism and the Humanities
- 2:30–3:45pm: Anti-Racism and the Social Sciences
- 4:00–6:00pm: Keynote on Literary Studies by Hortense J. Spillers
Listen now to the Anti-Racism and the Disciplines Podcast!